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1998.4990 (RS23940)

Description

Rounded triangular split bamboo and paper fan w/ painted bamboo tree w/ a man on one side and woman on other; other side painted w/ rooster and bamboo tree. Painted blue and black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
Stamped w/ red ink on left side center: [2 stamps one on top of other--Japanese? characters]
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Man
men (male humans)
Painted
painting (coating)
red jungle fowl
Rooster
Woman
women (female humans)
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
16 x 11.25 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4990
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24081

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