Fan

Indian
1964


Object Place: India

Dimensions

41 x 47 cm (16 1/8 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1976.495

Medium or Technique

Peacock feathers, paper, plaited and painted straw, wire; handle of wood wrapped in painted straw

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Circular feather fan constructed of red paper center with two green painted straw flowers and yellow painted straw border attached with wire, surrounded by clipped peacock feathers; handle of wood covered with bound white painted straw.

Provenance

Oldham Collection; Gift of Esther Oldham to the MFA on June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection