Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-24087

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan w/ 29 black painted slats held at base w/ iron pin and loop for holding tassel. Outside slats w/ gold hatch marks and flowers. Fan painted w/ squash vine green and white squash and vine on brown, blue and black background. Reverse w/ black birds and clouds on blue background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
cutting (dividing)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
bamboo (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
vines
Painted
Bamboo
Cut
Unidentified Paper
Iron
Vine
Floral
Bird
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

10.625 x 20 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4996

Places

New York state (United States)