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Fan

Museum number:
9-16180
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090016180
Accession number:
Acc.3372
Object count:
1
Description:
Tortoise shell fan; each panel of tortoise shell has a carved design of a flower, panels are bound together with silk thread, there is a metal loop at base of fan, fan is translucent. Last rib of fan is broken, delicate condition.
Donor:
Maurice K. Schiffman
Collection place:
Japan
Materials:
Antler (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
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