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1998.4985 (RS23935)

Description

Oval split bamboo and paper fan w/ peacock in black and green on one side and Japanese house and bird on the other.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
Printed/painted on lower right: [Japanese calligraphy--2 elements]
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
Pagoda
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Peacock
peafowl
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
6.125 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4985
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24076

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