October 25, 2016

Collection Name: Kite Collection

Collection Number: 3940

Post Type: Art

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

Artist or Author: Francisco Toledo,,

Creation Year:

Length: 29.50

Height: 39.00

Width: 39.00


Four-pointed star art kite by Francisco Toledo (Oaxaca, Mexico). Handmade paper from Etla, Oaxaca used for the sail with split reed spars. Airbrushed stencil designs are in each of the four sections of the sail, including a crab flying a kite, a snake, a cricket, and a mollusk-like creature. The kite is brown, yellow, red, black and white.

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