University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:92-1-112B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Lacquer
Shell
Paper
Bamboo
Ivory
Silk
Wood
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1992

Description

A fan in a box. Fan is made of silk pasted on paper with bamboo sticks. One side of the fan has irises and pinks by a river. The other side has pinks. Ivory guards have the design of waves and wheels. Pink silk tassels are attached. Fan is marked as "Harunabara-sei (Made in Harunabara)". Paper cover of the fan says, "From Mr. Ota." The box, lacquered in black, has a label" O-sensu (Fan)."


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