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Folding fan

Early 20th century


Dimensions

Overall: 19.7cm (7 3/4in.)

Accession Number

63.1062

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave; silver foil; lacquered wood

Not On View

Collections

Asia , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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