Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-24100

Description

Bamboo and paper folding fan. There are 13 slats. One side painted/printed spray of branches, buds and flowers in brown and red on pale orange background. Reverse has scene of a monkey selling fruit, one buying fruit and one stealing it and a spray of leaves and flowers. Polychrome printed or painted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
allegory (artistic device)
bamboo (material)
floral patterns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
monkeys (animals)
Painted
Torah
Cut
Unidentified Paper
Bamboo
Spray
Monkey
Allegory
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

10.875 x 18.5 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5009

Places

New York state (United States)