Iron war fan (Tetsu sen)

Japanese


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1976.444

Medium or Technique

Paper; appliqué

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Stout light brown paper leaf. Obverse: two appliqued portraits by Tokokuni (probably added later). Reverse: calligraphy. Iron guards (oya hore) incrusted with gold and silver birds and flowers; dark stained bamboo blades. Brass ring.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection