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Fan leaf

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Unmounted paper fan leaf. Black calligraphy and two red chaps on brown paper. Formerly mounted on sticks, now mounted on Chinese white figured silk cardboard.

Provenance

Oldham Collection; Gift from Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Chinese,

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 23.4 x 53.5cm (9 3/16 x 21 1/16in.) Other (Length x width: (mount)): 33.8 x 57.8cm (13 5/16 x 22 3/4in.)

Accession Number

1976.594

Medium or Technique

Paper and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes