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Fan

1998.5010 (RS23960)

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan w/ 30 black painted slats held w/ copper/brass pin. Background is blue w/ black painted leaves, flowers, butterflies on one side and grasses, birds and hills on the other.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
cutting (dividing)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
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
foliation (pattern)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
10.875 x 22 x 0.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5010
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24111

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