Fan

North African, probably Egyptian


Object Place: North Africa, probably Egypt

Dimensions

63 cm (24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.474

Medium or Technique

Beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fly whisk (chauries) of split pandanus. Beadwork handle in blue and white diamond design with black borders, black, white and green bands; courie shells depend from head of handle; polychrome bead loop from base.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection