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Hand-held Fan

1972.231A (RS245790)

Description

One of a pair of hand-held fans consisting of round, wooden body with scalloped edges and carved ivory handle. The fan body is black lacquer and hand-painted, primarily in gold, with floral bouquet incorporating mother-of-pearl. The edge of the fan is inlaid with small pieces of mother-of-pearl.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
ivory (tooth component)
lacquer (coating)
mother of pearl
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts
Descriptive terms
Fan, Hand
fans (costume accessories)
ivory (tooth component)
lacquer (coating)
mother of pearl
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14 3/4 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.231A
GUSN
312154

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