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1998.4995 (RS23945)

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan w/ 30 brown painted slats held at base w/ iron pin and loop for holding tassel. Fan cream-colored w/ brown painted edges w/ marsh scene and birds in brown; reverse has red background w/ edges, river scene and fish also in brown.

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
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fish
Fish
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
River
rivers
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
11 x 20.5 x 0.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4995
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24086

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