Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-24088

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan w/ 30 black painted slats held at base w/ brass pin and loop for holding tassel. One side painted blue w/ jardiniere and flowers and butterflies. Reverse w/ stream, grasses and birds in black. Outside slats w/ gold stems, leaves and crescent moon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
copper (metal)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
bamboo (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
butterflies
floral patterns
crescents (shapes)
Painted
Bamboo
Unidentified Paper
Floral
Bird
Brass
Copper
Carved
Butterfly
Moon
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

12 x 21 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4997

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