Skip to content

Search Collections

Fan

Description

Sandalwood sticks and guards, densely carved with flowers and Oriental figures; wide, short paper leaf, hand-painted (probably gouache and watercolor), one side depicting the Emperor and his court, reverse the Empress and her court; faced of appliqued ivory, robes of appliqued silk; primarily blue, green and red; mother of pearl washer; brass ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Material
appliqué (technique)
hand-painted
ivory (tooth component)
painting (image-making)
paper (fiber product)
sandalwood (wood)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
FAN
fans (equipment)
hand-painted
ivory (tooth component)
Orientalism
Painted
painting (image-making)
paper (fiber product)
Sandalwood
sandalwood (wood)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1937.1313
GUSN
39479

Comments