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.
Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.
- Manufactured by Edmund Soper Hunt Fan Factory, American, late 19th century
Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Guard: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.); maximum open: 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.); arc: 160°
Medium or Technique
Silk leaf; tape; pierced wood sticks covered with gold leaf; mother-of-pearl; brass