Logan Fow: Thailand Cobra Kites

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection
Artist or Author: Unknown
Creation Year: 1970
Summary: This selection of various sized Cobra kites of Thailand show the clever imagination of a culture, bringing forth elements of their environment, (flor and fauna) as well as their folk stories and how these images play into their lives. Sail is of light weight paper and tails are of crepe paper, and can be extremely long. The sparing is that of bamboo. These Cobra kites are hand painted.
Type: Kite Object or Accessory
Geographic: Thailand
Kite Type: Flat, Sport
Materials: Bamboo, Paper
Significance: Art, Cultural, Sport
Images (click to open in viewer):
Thailand Cobra Kite  Sail  17 in x 16 inches Thailand Cobra Kite Sail  14  in x 12 in Thailand Cobra Kite Sail 12 in.x 12 in. Thailand Cobra Kite Sail  5.5 in x 6 in Thailand Cobra Kite Sail  6 1/4 in x 7 in