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Kite

Kite

Object Number:17632
Place Name:Korea
Period:Yi Dynasty
Culture: Korean
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896

Description

White kite with with black strips of paint running horizontally along the middle and a red half-circle 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.
Kite Reel

Kite Reel

Object Number:16809
Place Name:Korea
Culture: Korean
Credit Line: Purchased from Korean Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Description

Kite reel wrapped with silk string of four colors - white, green, red, and yellow.
Kite

Kite

Object Number:17633
Place Name:Korea
Period:Yi Dynasty
Culture: Korean
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896

Description

White kite with red strips of paint running horizontally along the middle and black circle 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.
Kite

Kite

Object Number:17634
Place Name:Korea
Period:Yi Dynasty
Culture: Korean
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896

Description

This kite has white paper as the base with black and red paints decorating the top part. There is a hole in the middle, which is 8 inches in diameter. It is supported with 3 thin pieces of bamboo struts on the back. In Korean it's known as: 귀머리장군눈쟁이연
Kite

Kite

Object Number:16810B
Place Name:Korea
Period:Yi Dynasty
Culture: Korean
Credit Line: Purchased from Korean Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Description

Palgwaeyeon (팔괘연) kite or "eight trigram kite". This kite has transverse stripes of pink, blue, yellow, red, light green, drab, and dark green with a black 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.
Kite

Kite

Object Number:16810A
Place Name:Korea
Period:Yi Dynasty
Culture: Korean
Credit Line: Purchased from Korean Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Description

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.
Kite

Kite

Object Number:17635
Place Name:Korea
Period:Yi Dynasty
Culture: Korean
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896

Description

This kite is half red and half blue. There is a hole in the middle, which is 8 inches in diameter. There is a gold circle called kkokji (꼭지) at the top center. It is supported with 3 thin pieces of bamboo struts on the back, one of which is broken. There are some tears and water damage along the edges.
Kite Reel

Kite Reel

Object Number:17636
Place Name:Korea
Period:Yi Dynasty
Culture: Korean
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896

Description

This wooden kite reel is about 31 inches in length. There are two pentagonal pieces of wood, one held about 4" above the other by 6 sticks meeting them perpendicularly around the edges and 1 from the middle of the bottom through the middle of the top and about 7" on. Other sticks overlap above and below the levels about 1 1/2". There is a wooden stick that runs along the core. One of the pentagon shaped wood piece has the Chinese characters for 1-6 on it.
Painting

Painting

Object Number:21574F
Place Name:Korea, Pusan, Choryang
Period:Joseon Dynasty
Culture: Korean
Credit Line: Deposited by Miss M. A. Schufeldt, 1896

Description

This painting illustrates one of many games played in Korea during the 1800s. Three boys in traditional Korean attire can be seen flying nyun or kites(년) together. A boy on the left watches on while two boys on the right fly their kites in the sky. Some of the lead white paint has blackened over time. A title for the piece and an artist seal appear at the top right. There are 22 other watercolor paintings in the collection illustrating Korean games and rendered by the same artist, Gisan (기산) of Choryang, Korea.
Kite Reel

Kite Reel

Object Number:17637
Place Name:Korea
Period:Yi Dynasty
Culture: Korean
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896

Description

This wooden kite reel is about 31 inches in length. The wooden stick that runs along the core of the reel is painted with red and yellow flower shapes.
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