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Yamato fan (transparent folding fan)

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Plain painted brown paper leaf. Design fixed between leaves and revealed by holding up to light: family crest cener, butterflies and flowers to sides, conventionalized border at top and bottom. Bamboo sticks.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Japanese (Yamato),

Object Place

Yamato, Japan

Dimensions

29.5 cm (11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.437

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Collages