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1998.5009 (RS23959)

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan. There are 13 slats. One side painted/printed spray of branches, buds and flowers in brown and red on pale orange background. Reverse has scene of a monkey selling fruit, one buying fruit and one stealing it and a spray of leaves and flowers. Polychrome printed or painted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Allegory
allegory (artistic device)
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Monkey
monkeys (animals)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Spray
Torah
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
10.875 x 18.5 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5009
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24100

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