November 6, 2011

Collection Name: bill lockhart Collection

Collection Number: 826

Post Type: Kite object or Accessory

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

Creation Year:

Length: 0.00

Height: 55.00

Width: 54.75


Traditional paper Wau Bulan from Malaysia. Single line. Kite is made with intricately handcut pieces of metallic paper, backed with white handmade paper. Uses bamboo or reed spars and has shredded crepe paper tassles at top and bottom. Has a bow or tension line across the back, two-point bridle.

Geographic: Malaysia

Kite Type: Figure, Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Paper

Significance: Cultural

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