Folding fan (ogi)

probably Japanese
early 20th century


Object Place: Japan (probably)

Dimensions

24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.438

Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light blue silk crepe leaf. Painted kingfisher on embroidered branch with roses; white silk tape binding at top. Carved ivory sticks with morning glories; bamboo-shaped blades above shoulders. Stylized steel ring.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection