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Folding Fan

Description

Narrow painted bamboo sticks with brown, blue and gilt; one guard painted and set with mother pearl; paper leaf painted in brown with promenade scene with figures in 18th C. western dress; sedan chair; metal handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
inlay (process)
mother of pearl
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Classical Figure
FAN
fans (equipment)
Inlaid
inlay (process)
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Sedan Chair
sedan chairs
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1977.601
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
49544

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