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Folding fan (ogi)

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Black silk leaf with gold and gray silk and gilt-silver brocading yarns in peacock feather design. Black lacquered sticks inlaid with mother-of-pearl in floral motif. Black and gold double tassel depends from stylized brass ring. Label on back of obverse guard: "Made in Japan." Plain wood...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Japanese, about 1960

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

30.5 cm (12 in.) (guard); 57cm (open)

Accession Number

1976.440

Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded with silk, and metallic yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes