October 25, 2016

Collection Name: Kite Collection

Collection Number: 4346

Post Type: History

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

Artist or Author: Nobuhiko Yoshizumi,,

Creation Year: 2007

Length: 0.00

Height: 3.50

Width: 2.00


Miniature koi kites by Nobuhiko Yoshizumi (Japan). Four kites, made using washi, no spars, just on fold down the length of the sail. Attached to fine silk flying line. Each koi is hand painted with orange and black watercolor and details of fins and scales are drawn in black ink. Kites fit into a custom made cardboard box, that says "Mini Koi Tako 9.25.07 Yoshi" in Japanese and English handwritten in orange on the front.

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