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1998.4986 (RS23936)

Description

Oval split bamboo and paper fan. One side polychrome painted or printed w/ a Japanese? man in a cherry tree beneath which is a spray of peonies and a demon. Reverse has a figure of a demon in grass or feather skirt printed or painted in black and red.

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
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
Devil
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Man
men (male humans)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Peony
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
8.625 x 4.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4986
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24077

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