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1998.4982.1 (RS23932)

Description

Split bamboo and paper fan. Fan is oval w/ square base and polychrome painted or printed w/ flowers, insects and birds. The handle is painted black and bound at base w/ white ribbon. There is a copper loop at base to hold tassel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Bird
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Insect
insect
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
17 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4982.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24072

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