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Rigid fan (pien mien)

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Light pink paper fan with black paper binding over a bamboo and wire foundation. Bamboo handle.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Chinese, Qing Dynasty, Late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 67.5cm (18 1/8 x 26 9/16in.)

Accession Number

1976.469

Medium or Technique

Paper; wire; bamboo

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes