Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-39479

Description

Sandalwood sticks and guards, densely carved with flowers and Oriental figures; wide, short paper leaf, hand-painted (probably gouache and watercolor), one side depicting the Emperor and his court, reverse the Empress and her court; faced of appliqued ivory, robes of appliqued silk; primarily blue, green and red; mother of pearl washer; brass ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
appliqué (technique)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
ivory (tooth component)
paper (fiber product)
sandalwood (wood)
silk (textile)
Orientalism
Sandalwood
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Silk
Painted
Appliqued
Orientalism
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1937.1313