Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-49543

Description

Painted and shaped bamboo sticks and guards; paper leaf painted with whooping cranes in rushes, moutains behind, pink sky; chrysanthemums in corners over gilt; metal handle with tan cotton cord.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
rush (material)
bamboo (material)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
cranes (birds)
mountains
rush (material)
Bamboo
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Crane
Rush
Mountain
Chrysanthemum
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.600