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Fan

Description

Black painted bamboo stays enclosed on both sides w/ heavy black paper painted in silver and gold w/ birds and Oriental motifs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
bamboo (material)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Bird
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Orientalism
paper (fiber product)
Torah
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1985.574
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25403

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