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Painted paper continuous pleated leaf with views of Hangchow Lake near Shanghai. On the obverse is a lake with boats with buildings along shore, a fortress in the foreground, and mountains in the distance. The reverse also has a lake with figures around a pagoda. Ivory sticks and guard on a gold...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Chinese (Tai Bing Fong, Hangchow), Qing Dynasty, about 1900

Object Place

Hangchow, Tai Bing Fong, China

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5cm (9 1/4in.) Other (open maximum): 37.5cm (14 3/4in.)

Accession Number

1976.424

Medium or Technique

Painted paper; ivory; wood; silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes