Fan (buchae, taegeukseon)

Korean
Chôson (Joseon) dynasty
about 1900


Object Place: Korea

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 33.7 cm (9 1/8 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.447

Medium or Technique

Paper, bamboo, wood, paint

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan (buchae) with design of “ying yang” symbol (taegeuk) painted on paper in red, green and yellow and varnished with shibu juice on bamboo foundation; black painted wood handle with two metal rivets.

Provenance

Oldham Collection; gift to the MFA on June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection