Yamato fan (transparent folding fan)
Object Place: Yamato, Japan
29.5 cm (11 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Plain painted brown paper leaf. Design fixed between leaves and revealed by holding up to light: family crest cener, butterflies and flowers to sides, conventionalized border at top and bottom. Bamboo sticks.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.