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1977.698.1 (RS117017)

Description

Scalloped shaped flat body made of single dried leaf (possibly palm) with shaped edge bound with rattan and terminating in a stick hand, also wrapped with rattan; natural color.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1933
Location of origin
Japan; Polynesia
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
palm leaf
rattan
weaving
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN
fans (equipment)
Palm
palm leaf
rattan
Rattan
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
16.5 x 10.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.698.1
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4460

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