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Object Number:21796
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Canton
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Paint
Feather
Bone
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Palm Tree
Credit Line:Gift of Simon Flenner, 1900
Other Number:117 - Drexel Number

Description

Feather fan. Fretted bone sticks with swan feather attached. The tip of each feather is replaced by the tip of a peacock feather. In the center is a painted design showing two Chinamen under a palm tree. At either side is a floral design.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1906. Catalogue of the Lucy Wharton Drexel Collection of Fans in the Free Museum of Science and Art.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 38, #117View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1900. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 4. pg. 243-246 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 245View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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