Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-49545

Description

White painted bamboo sticks and guards with designs painted in silver and gold; very thin paper leaf painted with scene of pagodas and birds in blossiming cherry tree; very thin metal handle with white silk cord.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
bamboo (material)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Bamboo
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Pagoda
Blossom
FAN

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.602