Folding fan (ogi)
Object Place: Japan
30.5 cm (12 in.) (guard); 57cm (open)
Medium or Technique
Silk brocaded with silk, and metallic yarns
Not On View
Black silk leaf with gold and gray silk and gilt-silver brocading yarns in peacock feather design. Black lacquered sticks inlaid with mother-of-pearl in floral motif. Black and gold double tassel depends from stylized brass ring. Label on back of obverse guard: “Made in Japan.” Plain wood box.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.