Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection
Collection Number: 2849
Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory
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Artist or Author: Logan Fow
Creation Year: 1970
Length: 36 feet
Height: 22 1/2" (sail)
Width: 18 inches
This Sri Lankan cobra kite is a clever and beautiful creating inspired by regional flora and fauna. The sail and tail is of glassine-like paper, and the pattern is created with cut and glued shapes. The tail is extremely long, almost 36 feet in length. The sparing is that of bamboo.
Geographic: Sri Lanka, Thailand
Kite Type: Figure, Flat
Materials: Bamboo, Paper
Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical
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