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1998.4994 (RS23944)

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan w/ 30 black painted slats held at base w/ iron pin and loop for holding tassel. Fan brown w/ silver edge. Painted polychrome flowers and grass on one side, reverse w/ cherry blossom and birds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
cutting (dividing)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
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
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
10.75 x 19.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4994
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24085

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