Chinese for export
Object Place: China
Overall: 27.5cm (10 13/16in.) Other (open maximum): 45cm (17 11/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Sandalwood; silk satin; brass
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Brisé fan with sandalwood inner blades with a deep purple silk satin connecting ribbon. The blades have various figures and buildings in a raural setting surrounded by trees and greenery.
Design of many figures employed at various tasks. Guards deep carved. Brass ring.
Oldham Collection; Gift from Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976