Logan Fow: Sri Lanka Fighter Kite

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection
Artist or Author: Unknown
Creation Year: 1970
Width: 16 1/4 inches
Height: 43 5/8 inches
Summary: This kite could be a decorative flying kite not necessarily a fighter kite. Little is known about the kites of Sri Lanka. Made of "glassine" paper with hand colored paper cuts glued to the sail. Spars are bamboo, lashed together with thread.
Type: Kite Object or Accessory
Geographic: Sri Lanka
Kite Type: Figure, Flat
Materials: Bamboo, Paper
Significance: Art, Cultural, Sport
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Sri Lanka kite Sri Lanka kite  18 in x 11 5 in  with long tail