Hand Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1930

GUSN

GUSN-50623

Description

Of shield shape, pierced with an overall diamond border with flower patterns. It is painted gold and decorated with a polychrome Griffin at the center and a floral border. With a horn handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
floral patterns
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
Unidentified Paper
Horn
Pierced
Painted
Floral
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Indonesia

Dimensions

13 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.55