Mini Kites: World on a Thread

Worldwide, kites can be made with a variety of materials: a simple leaf, paper and wood, silk and bamboo, plastic and fiberglass or almost any combination of the above. Miniature kites are no exception and serve to test their makers' ingenuity and their materials' limits. This exhibit takes you on a tour of the smaller kite - a collection of the world's finest flying miniatures.

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Mini Kites: World on a Thread Mini Kites: World on a Thread Chinese kites Mini Kites: World on a Thread Chen Zhao Ji kites Mini Kites: World on a Thread European kites Mini Kites: World on a Thread Harm van Veen kites Mini Kites: World on a Thread Japanese kites Mini Kites: World on a Thread Nobuhiko Yoshizumi kites Mini Kites: World on a Thread North American kites Mini Kites: World on a Thread Robert Trepanier kites Mini Kites: World on a Thread Charlie Sotich kites