User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fan leaf

Start collecting

Unmounted silk fan leaf. Silk stretched and mounted on paper. Painted design: two swallos on branch. Black calligraphy and red chap.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Japanese, about 1895–1900

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

1976.587

Medium or Technique

Silk; painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes