University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 72-2-1A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Canton
Date Made: 18th Century - 1972
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1972
Section:Asian
Materials:Bone
Silver
Pearl
Silk
Technique:Carved
Painted (uncertain)
Iconography:Human Figures
Bridge
House
Credit Line:Bequest of George C. Bryant, 1972

Description

Fan. 22 bone sticks, deeply carved outer sticks, silver loop with pearl button at point of attachment; silk embroidered Chinese scene showing one Asian and two Europeans, one on a bridge and the other in front of a garden house. Colors muted(natural dyes). White silk twisted cord with 2 tassels. With box (72-2-1B).


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