Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-49544

Description

Narrow painted bamboo sticks with brown, blue and gilt; one guard painted and set with mother pearl; paper leaf painted in brown with promenade scene with figures in 18th C. western dress; sedan chair; metal handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
inlay (process)
mother of pearl
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
bamboo (material)
sedan chairs
Bamboo
Unidentified Paper
Mother-of-Pearl
Painted
Inlaid
Sedan Chair
Classical Figure
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

1977.601