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Fan (buchae, taegeukseon)

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Fan (buchae) with design of "ying yang" symbol (taegeuk) painted on paper in red, green and yellow and varnished with shibu juice on bamboo foundation; black painted wood handle with two metal rivets.

Provenance

Oldham Collection; gift to the MFA on June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Korean, Chôson (Joseon) dynasty, about 1900

Object Place

Korea

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 33.7 cm (9 1/8 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.447

Medium or Technique

Paper, bamboo, wood, paint

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes