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1998.5001 (RS23951)

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan w/ 15 slats held at base w/ brass pin and ring for holding tassel. Made of cream paper w/ design of peonies, insects and birds on one side, and man, lantern, screen and children on other in pink, blue, black and green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
Pen-and-ink and stamped on middle of outside slat, paper side: [Japanese characters and red ink stamp]
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)
Children
children (people by age group)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Insect
insect
Man
men (male humans)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Peony
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
9 x 15.25 x 0.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5001
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24092

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