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Feather handscreen composed of white and marabou feathers; painted papers with design of butterfly and flowers and orange paper with characters at handle (both sides); metal thumbpiece in form of butterfly to side of handle on screen. Ivory handle. Coral and white double tassel depends from...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Chinese, early 20th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

28 x 41 cm (11 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.491

Medium or Technique

Marabou feathers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes