Fan

Indian
1975


Object Place: India

Dimensions

27.5 x 33.5 cm (10 13/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.496

Medium or Technique

Peacock feathers; handle of wood, straw, string

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Circular fan composed of peacock feathers arranged with tailfeather “eye” center, two bands of “eyes” surround (obverse); single center “eye” (reverse); mounted on wood handle covered with white painted straw bound by blue yarns.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection