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Fan

Museum number:
9-8089a,b
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Accession number:
Acc.2414
Object count:
2
Description:
Fan (a); transparent design, flower and four symbols cut out trimmed in brown silk, straight round bamboo handle; 23.9 x 45.8 cm. Native name and meaning: “Matsukawa Uchiwa” - soft breeze. Design of the famous Japanese family Kusunoki. This crest was given by the Emperor. In a paper bag (b).
Donor:
Maurice K. Schiffman
Collection place:
Japan
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1968
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
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