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1998.5002 (RS23952)

Description

Split bamboo and paper folding fan. Fan has 24 black painted slats held w/ brass/copper pin and loop for tassle. One side of fan is polychrome painted w/ a group of men and women in a natural setting. The other has a crane next to a stream and spray of peonies and morning glories.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
brass (alloy)
copper (metal)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Copper
copper (metal)
Crane
cranes (birds)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Men
men (male humans)
Morning Glory
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Peony
Stream
streams
Torah
Unidentified Paper
Women
women (female humans)
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
11.625 x 18 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5002
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24093

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