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1998.4993 (RS23943)

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan w/ 30 black painted slats held w/ brass pin and loop for tassel. Outside slats w/ brown flowers. One side painted w/ flowers, cranes and mountains on brown, yellow and red background, reverse black w/ mountains and birds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
brass (alloy)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Bird
Brass
brass (alloy)
Crane
cranes (birds)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Mountain
mountains
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
11 x 19.5 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4993
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24084

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