Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection
Collection Number: 166
Post Type: Photo/s
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Artist or Author: SITES: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
Creation Year: 1982
Kites have enjoyed a longer continual history than any other toy except dolls. Yet kites have also been instrumental in advancing bridge-building technology, aeronautical research and military strategies. The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) has produced an exhibition called 'Colorful Kite Tales' that captures the fascination and diversity of kites.
Related Links: http://www.sites.si.edu/
Geographic: Canada, India, Japan, North America, Oceania, Republic of China (Taiwan), United Kingdom, United States
Kite Type: Bowed, BoxCellular, Figure, Flat, Inflated, Sport
Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical, Scientific, Sport