Fan

Samoan
1893


Object Place: American Samoa

Dimensions

51 x 38 cm (20 1/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.482

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with cuscus grass mounted on circular bamboo foundation with handle on side. Foundation covered with painted bark paper with green and red floral design on yellow (inner circle), greed and red floral design and dots at hanndle, white cloth on handle. Attached ticket reads “F.P. Bhumgara and Co. Worlds Fair 1893” (Sold at World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893).

Credit Line

Oldham Collection