Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-40619

Description

Folding fan; bamboo sticks with scalloped edges; ivory guards carved like bamboo with gilt leaves and inlaid insects; paper leaf painted with Chinese laundry scene; leaf back painted with flowering trees and birds; white silk corded tassel with ivory ball and inlaid insects.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
carving (processes)
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
bamboo (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
insect
Bamboo
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Painted
Carved
Inlaid
Insect
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Hope Gray

Accession Number

1940.522

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