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Description

Long, narrow wooden sticks and guards; blue painted design on guards; paper leaf painted with oriental figures and flowers in blue, pink and red; pen and ink branch on reverse; mother of pearl washer; silk tape wrapped around guards.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770s
Material
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Classical Figure
FAN
fans (equipment)
Orientalism
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1940.519
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Hope Gray
GUSN
40616

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