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Folding fan (ogi)

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Folding fan of white paper leaf and design of eight woman wearing kimono and carrying parasols surrounded by cherry blossoms with flowering cherry trees and tea houses in the background; below which is a linked hexagon pattern (kikkô-mon) in silver; above which is a white diamond lattice pattern...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Japanese for export, Shôwa period, about 1945–52

Object Place

Japan, Esco, for export

Dimensions

35.5 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

1976.439

Medium or Technique

Painted paper, lacquered and painted wood; metal ring

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes