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1998.4997 (RS23947)

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan w/ 30 black painted slats held at base w/ brass pin and loop for holding tassel. One side painted blue w/ jardiniere and flowers and butterflies. Reverse w/ stream, grasses and birds in black. Outside slats w/ gold stems, leaves and crescent moon.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
copper (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
Brass
brass (alloy)
butterflies
Butterfly
Carved
carving (processes)
Copper
copper (metal)
crescents (shapes)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Moon
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
12 x 21 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4997
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24088

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