Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-24081

Description

Rounded triangular split bamboo and paper fan w/ painted bamboo tree w/ a man on one side and woman on other; other side painted w/ rooster and bamboo tree. Painted blue and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
bamboo (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
red jungle fowl
women (female humans)
Painted
Bamboo
Cut
Man
Woman
Rooster
FAN

Inscription

Stamped w/ red ink on left side center: [2 stamps one on top of other--Japanese? characters]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

16 x 11.25 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4990

Places

New York state (United States)