August 11, 2015

Collection Name: Scott Skinner Collection

Collection Number: 3153

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 Fighter kite #24 "Tie the rope long between ships when the seas become rough" (at the nighttime)in Korean (Kingoli-yoen) for service to Admiral Yi (General Lee) as signal kites to troops in the Japanese-Korean War 1592-1598
(4) spars
white kite with long black bull horn style shape

Geographic: South Korea

Kite Type: Bowed, Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Paper

Significance: Cultural, Historical

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