August 10, 2015

Collection Name: Scott Skinner Collection

Collection Number: 3151

Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory

This item was entered by Henk2 Jordaan. They assume full responsibility for all content.

Artist or Author: Shin Kunsoo

Creation Year: 2007

Length: 18.04 inches

Width: 13.06 inches


Korean signal kite "Tie the rope shortly between ships when the sea becomes rough."In Korean (Jjalbungoli-yoen) in the service of Admiral Yi (General Lee), used to signal Korean troop movements in the Japanese-Korean war 1592-1598.
(4) spars
White kite, with black bull horn design

Geographic: South Korea

Kite Type: Bowed, Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Paper

Significance: Cultural, Historical

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