September 21, 2011

Collection Name: Other

Collection Number: 204

Post Type: Photo/s

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Artist or Author: Unknown, Japan

Creation Year: 1890

Height: @ 16 inches

Width: @ 20 inches


Yakko kite from Japan, probably from the late 1800s, @1890, Meiji Era. Kite would have been an inexpensive model for children. Bamboo frame, mulberry paper, washi, sail.
Kite Type: Flat, Bowed, Figure
Materials: Paper, Bamboo
Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical, Commercial

Geographic: Japan

Kite Type: Figure, Flat

Materials: Paper

Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical

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