Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1867-1933

GUSN

GUSN-6539

Description

Black silk without decoration, on bamboo stays stained dark brown; carved floral decoration on ends; black silk tassel attached to end; probably a mourning fan.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
carving (processes)
silk (textile)
bamboo (material)
deaths
floral patterns
Silk
Bamboo
Floral
Carved
Death
Fan

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Far East

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

1 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1331

Places

Possibly