Guatemala Kites Antiques

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection
Artist or Author: Alison Fujino
Creation Year: 2003
Width: 60 inches
Length: 60 inches
Summary: These kites are samples of traditionally made barriletes gigante kites made by the community of Santiago Sacatequepez, Guatemala. They are hung in the arts and crafts warehouse in Antiqua. A salesperson working there told us that they are from the 1950s. Tissue paper and bamboo, geometric designs.
Type: Photo/s
Geographic: Guatemala
Kite Type: Flat
Materials: Bamboo, Paper
Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical
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