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Iron war fan (Tetsu sen)

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Stout gold paper leaf with red sun center (both sides). Iron guards (oya hore) scalloped with screws at top; dark stained bamboo blades. Condition: leaf much split.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Japanese,

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

35.5 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

1976.443

Medium or Technique

Paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes