November 6, 2011

Collection Name: Betty Street Collection

Collection Number: 1000

Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory

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

Creation Year: 1990

Length: 0.00

Height: 17.50

Width: 17.50


Nantong, China whistle kite. A single line kite. Kite sail has been printed with a design on cotton fabric, attached to the front of the sail are five sets of three hand carved wood pieces that whistle when the kite flies. Spars are bamboo and the kite is bridled at five points. Early 1990s

Geographic: Peoples Republic of China

Kite Type: Figure, Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Cotton

Significance: Commercial, Cultural

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