March 21, 2012

Collection Name: Scott Skinner Collection

Collection Number: 2016

Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory

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Creation Year: 1917

Length: 19 inches

Height: 33.5 inches

Width: 54.5 inches

Summay:

French wing-box kite, made in 1917. This kite is part of the Scott Skinner Collection.

Polished cotton sails, spruce(?) spars, no bridle, two bridle points attach to two eye screws.

See PDF for complete dimensions and sail markings.

Geographic: France

Kite Type: BoxCellular

Materials: Cotton, Dowel

Significance: Historical

https://drachen.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/La-Cocarde-Wing-Box-Dimensions-web.pdf

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