University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 85-24-18A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Thai
Buddhist
Provenience: Thailand
Bangkok
Date Made: 1900-1985
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1985
Section:Asian
Materials:Fabric
Wood
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1985

Description

This fan is held in front of the face to block out worldly distraction when chanting or reciting during a ceremony. Ovoid blue fabric fan with green, pink and orange embroidered Naga with orange embroidered inscription above reading "ที่ระลึกในงานอุปสมบท" or "in memory of work done while ordained". Yellow, white and orange border design. Gold tape around edge.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)View Objects in Exhibition

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