Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-24093

Description

Split bamboo and paper folding fan. Fan has 24 black painted slats held w/ brass/copper pin and loop for tassle. One side of fan is polychrome painted w/ a group of men and women in a natural setting. The other has a crane next to a stream and spray of peonies and morning glories.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
brass (alloy)
copper (metal)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
bamboo (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
cranes (birds)
men (male humans)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
streams
women (female humans)
Bamboo
Cut
Painted
Unidentified Paper
Copper
Brass
Men
Women
Crane
Torah
Stream
Peony
Morning Glory
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

11.625 x 18 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5002

Places

New York state (United States)