Fans at the Athenaeum
Object ID:
Folding fan with double paper pleated leaf. Leaf front is decorated with flowers and foliage in tones of gray and peach, with hand painted highlights in metallic silver ink. Leaf back is speckled with metallic silver ink. Machine cut sticks and guards of bamboo are stamped with a faint overall floral design. A small metal ring is attached to the rivet.

Dimension Details:
Guard length: 7.625"
Leaf height: 3.5"
Open width: 14"
Arc (degrees when open): 170
28 sticks / 2 guards

Credit Line:
Gift of Lynn Wooldridge
This online exhibition is made possible through a generous grant from the Fan Association of North America (FANA).
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