Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-24073

Description

Split bamboo and paper fan in the shape of an oval w/ flat base. Polychrome painted or printed w/ bamboo tree, bird, diagonal stripe of flowers and leaves and spray of flowers. Edge of fan is black. Handle painted black w/ brown line and dashes; has brass loop for 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
trees
Bamboo
Unidentified Paper
Cut
Transfer Printed
Painted
Floral
Bird
Tree
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

17.25 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4982.2

Places

New York state (United States)