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Courtier's fan (Komori). Painted paper leaf. Obverse: seven silver and gold circular vegetative motifs and nine gold bands across center, silver and gold speckling across top and botton, red background. Reverse: gold. Bamboo sticks with indentured guards to give fan partially open appearance;...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Japanese, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

30.8 cm (12 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1296

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes