Folding fan

Chinese for export
Qing Dynasty
1850–60


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 30cm (11 13/16in.) Other (open maximum): 51cm (20 1/16in.)

Accession Number

1976.415

Medium or Technique

Painted paper; lacquer; steel

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black paper continuous pleated leaf with a floral arrangement of pink peonies and red chrysanthemums with a yellow and blue bird. Black lacquered sticks and a black guard with red painted flowers. Steel rivet.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection