Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-24077

Description

Oval split bamboo and paper fan. One side polychrome painted or printed w/ a Japanese? man in a cherry tree beneath which is a spray of peonies and a demon. Reverse has a figure of a demon in grass or feather skirt printed or painted in black and red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
bamboo (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Unidentified Paper
Cut
Transfer Printed
Painted
Bamboo
Man
Peony
Devil
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

8.625 x 4.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4986

Places

New York state (United States)