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1998.5011 (RS23961)

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan w/ 29 black painted slats held w/ iron pin and loop for tassel. Paper gold colored w/ brown edge, one side w/ white diamonds and black circles w/ vines and flowers, other black birds, butterflies and flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
cutting (dividing)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Bird
butterflies
Butterfly
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Vine
vines
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
11 x 20.25 x 1.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5011
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24103

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