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1998.5007 (RS23957)

Description

Wood and paper folding fan composed of 30 black painted slats held w/ brass/copper pin and loop to hold tassel. Outside slats w/ gold pine leaves. Fan of gold painted paper w/ black edges and white, blue, red, green flowers, leaves and insects. Reverse blue background w/ painted black landscape and birds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
copper (metal)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bird
Brass
brass (alloy)
Copper
copper (metal)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Insect
insect
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Pine
pine (wood)
Torah
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
11 x 20 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5007
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24098

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