Fixed fan (Uchiwa)

Japanese (Haibara Naojiro, Tokyo)
about 1875


Object Place: Haibara Naojiro, Tokyo, Japan

Dimensions

38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.432

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Painted paper leaf with bamboo foundation. Obverse: flowers with white blossoms, branches with red leaves above, stream beyond. Reverse: flowers with yellow blossoms, moon beyond. Gold dusted over leaves. Gilt paper bilding. Textured gold paper at handle. Black lacquered handle with painted gold and gray floral motif. White silk tassel depends from handle. Mate to 1976.433. In original papers and cardboard box.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection