Handscreen

Chinese
early 20th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

28 x 41 cm (11 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.491

Medium or Technique

Marabou feathers

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Feather handscreen composed of white and marabou feathers; painted papers with design of butterfly and flowers and orange paper with characters at handle (both sides); metal thumbpiece in form of butterfly to side of handle on screen. Ivory handle. Coral and white double tassel depends from handle.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection