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1998.4987 (RS23937)

Description

Oval split bamboo and paper fan w/ polycrome printed or painted fans, one w/ stork and chicks, one w/ cherry blossoms and one w/ Mount Fuji. Reverse design of folded paper w/ bamboo leaves.

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
Blossom
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Mountain
mountains
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
6.625 x 6.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4987
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24078

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