Roll up or revolving flat fan (Maki uchiwa)
Object Place: Japan
35 cm (13 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular printed and painted paper leaf with foundation of parallel bamboo sticks. Obverse: fisherman on boat with fish, net and basket right, swimmer and inscription left. Reverse: dock(?) and inscription. Red paper binding. Black laquered variegated bamboo handle. Leaf inserted into upper portion of handle, pivot set center; bamboo foundation allows leaf to be flat when in use and to be rolled around handle when not in use; green cord to tie closed. (Cf. 43.2106a)
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.