Folding fan (ogi)

Japanese
about 1960


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.5 cm (12 in.) (guard); 57cm (open)

Accession Number

1976.440

Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded with silk, and metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection