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Souvenir fan: Philadelphia Centennial Exposition

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Printed paper leaf. Five vignettes: Yokohama harbor and English and American concession center, Kobe seaport left, Tea House of Kobe right, balloon flights lower left and upper right; Japanese inscriptions in vignettes and at sides; border in wave motif. Polished wood sticks.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Japanese, 1876

Object Place

Japan, for American market

Dimensions

26 cm (10 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 26.0 x 47.0 cm

Accession Number

1976.425

Medium or Technique

Paper; printed paper leaf; wood sticks

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes