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1998.4982.2 (RS23932)

Description

Split bamboo and paper fan in the shape of an oval w/ flat base. Polychrome painted or printed w/ bamboo tree, bird, diagonal stripe of flowers and leaves and spray of flowers. Edge of fan is black. Handle painted black w/ brown line and dashes; has brass loop for 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
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Tree
trees
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
17.25 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4982.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24073

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