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Folding Fan

Description

White painted bamboo sticks and guards with designs painted in silver and gold; very thin paper leaf painted with scene of pagodas and birds in blossiming cherry tree; very thin metal handle with white silk 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)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Blossom
FAN
fans (equipment)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Pagoda
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1977.602
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
49545

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