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Folding fan (ogi)

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Light blue silk crepe leaf. Painted kingfisher on embroidered branch with roses; white silk tape binding at top. Carved ivory sticks with morning glories; bamboo-shaped blades above shoulders. Stylized steel ring.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

probably Japanese, early 20th century

Object Place

Japan (probably)

Dimensions

24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.438

Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes