Souvenir fan: Philadelphia Centennial Exposition

Japanese
1876


Object Place: Japan, for American market

Dimensions

26 cm (10 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 26.0 x 47.0 cm

Accession Number

1976.425

Medium or Technique

Paper; printed paper leaf; wood sticks

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed paper leaf. Five vignettes: Yokohama harbor and English and American concession center, Kobe seaport left, Tea House of Kobe right, balloon flights lower left and upper right; Japanese inscriptions in vignettes and at sides; border in wave motif. Polished wood sticks.

Provenance

1976, gift of Esther Oldham, Wellesley, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 9, 1976)

Credit Line

Oldham Collection