Logan Fow: Asian Tissue Paper Kite

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection
Artist or Author: Unknown
Creation Year: 1970
Summary: Not sure where this design originates, but it is from Southeast Asia. Red tissue-paper like sail, bamboo spar is split to form tail. A small cut in the bamboo allows for string to be tied in place to support the tail (see detail) Sail is folded over and fine thread is used for support
Type: Kite Object or Accessory
Geographic: Asia
Kite Type: Figure, Sport
Materials: Bamboo, Paper
Significance: Art, Cultural, Sport
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Tissue Paper Fish