Woman Holding a Fan
about 5th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra
25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Woman with petasos, standing, fan in left hand, himation pulled over head and about neck. Petasos tips forward. Traces of white slip between the lips. Figure much broken and cracked, as if burned: smoky black on surface.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution