October 25, 2016

Collection Name: Kite Collection

Collection Number: 4440

Post Type: History

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

Artist or Author: Musa Saidi,,

Creation Year: 2006

Length: 0.00

Height: 49.00

Width: 49.00


Traditional paper Wau Kuching by Musa Saidi of the State of Terengganu (Malaysia). Kite is made with intricately handcut pieces of metallic paper, backed with gift wrapping paper of printed roses. Uses bamboo or reed spars and has shredded crepe paper tassles at top and bottom. Hummer attached is two pieces sandwiched over the top of the kite, and is wrapped with paper and vibrating line of plant fiber. Not bridled.

Includes documentation attached to back. Saidi was a contestant in the 2006 Pasir Gudang Kite Festival where he entered this kite K6-6.

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