University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameYeon (연줄)
Object Number: 16810A
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Korea
Period: Yi Dynasty
Date Made: 19th Century - 1893
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1893
Height: 51cm
Width: 43cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Korean Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893


This kite is made of blue paper with a crimson circle, which is known as kkokji (꼭지), at the top center. There is a hole in the middle, which is 8 inches in diameter. It is supported with 4 thin pieces of bamboo struts on the back. There are some tears.


[Book] Culin, R. S. 1958. Games of the Orient. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 10, Fig. 14View Objects cited in this Publication

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