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Woman's court fan (Hi-ogi)

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Brisé-type fan with cypress (Hi-no-ki) sticks, white silk connecting ribbon. Painted design of winter snow scene, figures in straw coats. White silk tassel depends from steel ring. Plain wood box.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Japanese, Late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.429

Medium or Technique

Cypress

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes