October 25, 2016

Collection Name: Kite Collection

Collection Number: 4316

Post Type: History

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

Artist or Author: Hugh "Stretch" Tucker,,

Creation Year: 1996

Length: 0.00

Height: 72.00

Width: 60.00


Rokkaku with design of a Japanese warrior made by Hugh "Stretch" Tucker (USA). Red, black purple and white ripstop sail with graphite spars, a four point bridle. Signed and initialed from his Kabuki Series by Aerial Kinetics. One in an editon if five kites, 5/5.

"Stretch" Tucker was an American kitemaker who worked with Domina Jalbert in the last years of his life. He was interested in the applique technique of kite design.

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