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Fixed fan (Uchiwa)

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Painted paper leaf with bamboo foundation. Obverse: purple morning glories. Reverse: pink morning glories. Gold dusted over leaves. Gilt paper bilding; textured gold paper at handle. Black lacquered handle with painted gold and gray floral motif. Purple silk tassel depends from handle. Mate to...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Japanese (Haibara Naojiro, Tokyo), about 1875

Object Place

Haibara Naojiro, Tokyo, Japan

Dimensions

38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.433

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes