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Folding Fan

Description

Painted and shaped bamboo sticks and guards; paper leaf painted with whooping cranes in rushes, moutains behind, pink sky; chrysanthemums in corners over gilt; metal handle with tan cotton cord.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
rush (material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Chrysanthemum
Crane
cranes (birds)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Mountain
mountains
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Rush
rush (material)
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1977.600
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
49543

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