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Fan

1998.5000 (RS23950)

Description

Silk and bamboo folding fan w/ 15 slats. End slats carved w/ leaves and flowers. Fan painted on both sides w/ silver and bronze flowers on a black background. Slats held at base w/ copper pin and loop for holding tassle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
copper (metal)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Copper
copper (metal)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
Floral
floral patterns
Painted
painting (coating)
Silk
silk (textile)
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
10.25 x 17 x 0.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5000
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24091

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