October 25, 2016

Collection Name: Kite Collection

Collection Number: 4438

Post Type: History

This item was entered by Matthew Sutton. They assume full responsibility for all content.

Artist or Author: Roeung Sareth,Hang Sovann,

Creation Year: 2004

Length: 0.00

Height: 43.50

Width: 43.50


Traditional paper Khleng Slab-bei (Three Wing Kite) made by Roeung Sareth (Cambodia) and painted by Hang Sovann (Cambodia). Made with handpainted brown craft paper wrapped around bamboo and secured with glue. Design is traditional Khmer on the lower half and a detailed painting of the Angkor Wat Temple on the top section. Hummer handcarved of wood, vibration line is plant fiber. Tail of braided nylon on both sides of the bottom bamboo plate. Two-point bridle.

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