October 25, 2016

Collection Name: Kite Collection

Collection Number: 4432

Post Type: History

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

Creation Year: 2004

Length: 0.00

Height: 29.50

Width: 27.50


Traditional paper Khleng Yak (Fighting Monkey Kite) from Cambodia. Made with handpainted brown craft paper and bamboo. This is the traditional fighting monkey kite, used as a fighter kite, depicting a fiece monkey with a sword. This kite is done in two parts, the top, from the waist up, is connected to the bottom waist down and legs. Decoration detail is done with cut colored metallic paper pieces, glued on the sail. The face is painted, as well as added detail of the body parts, hands are supported by a horizontal spar. Two-point bridle.

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