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Hand Fan

1986.55 (RS25246)

Description

Of shield shape, pierced with an overall diamond border with flower patterns. It is painted gold and decorated with a polychrome Griffin at the center and a floral border. With a horn handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1930
Location of origin
Indonesia
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN
fans (equipment)
Floral
floral patterns
Horn
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
13 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.55
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50623

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