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Fan with plain black silk leaf. Black tape binding. Eighteen pierced wood sticks completely covered with gold leaf. Mother-of-pearl washers on rivet, brass ring.

Provenance

Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1867–70

Object Place

Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Guard: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.); maximum open: 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.); arc: 160°

Accession Number

1976.361

Medium or Technique

Silk leaf; tape; pierced wood sticks covered with gold leaf; mother-of-pearl; brass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes