University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameYeon (연줄)
Object Number:17632
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Korean
Provenience: Korea
Period: Yi Dynasty
Date Made: 19th Century - 1895
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1895
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Height: 36 cm
Width: 29.5 cm
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.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 233 Bottom row, centerView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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