Woman's court fan (Akomé ogi) (reproduction)

Japanese
about 1960


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.441

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brisé-type fan with 40 painted wood sticks, white connecting cord. Obverse: design of phoenix and clouds with plum blossoms on white background, gold dusting. Reverse: branches with flowers and leaves, clouds on white background, gold dusting. Green, yellow, orange, white and purple tassels depend from brass fixtures at heads of guards; upper part knitted in Niwa musubi or Awabi musubi style. Plain wood box.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection