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Folding Fan

Description

Folding fan; bamboo sticks with scalloped edges; ivory guards carved like bamboo with gilt leaves and inlaid insects; paper leaf painted with Chinese laundry scene; leaf back painted with flowering trees and birds; white silk corded tassel with ivory ball and inlaid insects.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Material
bamboo (material)
carving (processes)
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Inlaid
inlay (process)
insect
Insect
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1940.522
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Hope Gray
GUSN
40619
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Title Folding Fan Accession number 1922.178 Notes 1922.178 FAN Relationship Similar item

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