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War Fan

Folding Fan

Object Number:22371
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Iron
Wood
Paper
Silver
Technique:Lacquered
Inlaid
Incised
Iconography:Sun
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1902
Other Number:135 - Drexel Number
5 - Samurai Armor List
CG98-1-43 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Plain black lacquered sticks, with iron guards inlaid with silver with simple incised vine pattern. Black paper leaf with red sun disk motif.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor (22 May 1981 - 14 Feb 1982) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 32 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] 1906. Catalogue of the Lucy Wharton Drexel Collection of Fans in the Free Museum of Science and Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 40, #135View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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