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Flying Red Line
  • Tal Streeter
    1934–2014
    born: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States ; died: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
  • Flying Red Line, 1972
  • Where object was made: United States
  • paper, bamboo, string
  • Object Height/Width: 475 x 213 cm
    Object Height/Width: 187 x 83 7/8 in
  • Gift of Raymond and Moe Goetz
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0002
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Long, horizontal white paper rectangle with red stripe down the width of the kite. The red area (either dye or ink) was created using a batik method. Six whole bamboo stems serve as ribs with further support from bamboo strips. String holds the armature together.