Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-24072

Description

Split bamboo and paper fan. Fan is oval w/ square base and polychrome painted or printed w/ flowers, insects and birds. The handle is painted black and bound at base w/ white ribbon. There is a copper loop at base to hold tassel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
bamboo (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
insect
Bamboo
Unidentified Paper
Cut
Transfer Printed
Painted
Floral
Insect
Bird
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

17 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4982.1

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