Object Place: American Samoa
70 x 47 cm (27 9/16 x 18 1/2 in.)
Not On View
Fan with cuscus grass mounted on circular bamboo foundation with handle on side. Foundation covered with painted bark paper with green and brown “clouds” in black outlined diamonds on white (inner circle), green and brown “clouds” on white at handle, black cloth over handle. PRobably sold at World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 (cf. 1976.482).