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Courtier's fan (Komori). Painted paper leaf. Obverse: large phoenix left; tree shrub, flowers, stream right; orange areas with leaves and decorative motifs outlined at top sides; gold background. Reverse: large peonies, stream; orange areas with bats and other decorative motifs outlined top...

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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

38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1297

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes