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Fan

Description

Black silk without decoration, on bamboo stays stained dark brown; carved floral decoration on ends; black silk tassel attached to end; probably a mourning fan.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1867-1933
Location of origin
Far East
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
bamboo (material)
carving (processes)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Carved
carving (processes)
Death
deaths
Fan
fans (equipment)
Floral
floral patterns
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
1 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1331
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6539

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