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

Accession Number

1937.1313