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Description

Long, varnished wooden sticks and guards with carved design painted in gold; large cotton leaf printed on one side with seven figures in 18th Century dress watching a fiddler and a monkey in a pastoral setting; in blue, green, yellow, pink and brown; metal ring and rivet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1890
Material
carving (processes)
cotton (textile)
painting (coating)
printing (process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Classical Figure
Cotton
cotton (textile)
FAN
fans (equipment)
Fiddler
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Monkey
monkeys (animals)
musicians
Painted
painting (coating)
pastoral
Pastoral
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1942.918
GUSN
53224

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