Folding fan

Chinese
Qing Dynasty
1900


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5cm (11 5/8in.) Other (open maximum): 45.5cm (17 15/16in.)

Accession Number

1976.423

Medium or Technique

Painted paper; ivory (possibly French ivory)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Painted gold paper continuous pleated leaf. The obverse shows four women and the reverse has rows of black Chinese characters. Mounted on ivory sticks with an ivory guard.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection