Folding fan

Printed silk continuous pleated leaf with a gray ground and the black shadows of trees and a pagoda with pink at either end. The leaf is bound with silver foil. Sticks and guard are lacquered wood with pierced dots and arrow-like shapes.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. George E. Bates to the MFA, June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George E. Bates

Folding fan

  • Chinese, Qing Dynasty, Early 20th century
China or Japan
Dimensions
Overall: 19.7cm (7 3/4in.)
Medium or Technique
Printed silk plain weave; silver foil; lacquered wood
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
63.1062
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