Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-24092

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan w/ 15 slats held at base w/ brass pin and ring for holding tassel. Made of cream paper w/ design of peonies, insects and birds on one side, and man, lantern, screen and children on other in pink, blue, black and green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
brass (alloy)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
bamboo (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
children (people by age group)
insect
men (male humans)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Bamboo
Cut
Painted
Unidentified Paper
Brass
Children
Man
Peony
Insect
Bird
FAN

Inscription

Pen-and-ink and stamped on middle of outside slat, paper side: [Japanese characters and red ink stamp]

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

9 x 15.25 x 0.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5001

Places

New York state (United States)