Iron war fan (Tetsu sen)

Japanese


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

35.5 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

1976.443

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Stout gold paper leaf with red sun center (both sides). Iron guards (oya hore) scalloped with screws at top; dark stained bamboo blades. Condition: leaf much split.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection