November 6, 2011

Collection Name: bill lockhart Collection

Collection Number: 801

Post Type: Kite object or Accessory

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

Creation Year: 0

Length: 0.00

Height: 17.50

Width: 17.50


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

Geographic: Peoples Republic of China

Kite Type: Figure, Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Cotton

Significance: Commercial, Cultural

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