Fan, Folding, Cream with flowers and butterflies; Unknown maker; 1880-1920; RI.L...
Fan, Folding, Cream with flowers and butterfliesAbout this object
A bamboo and paper folding hand fan with flowers and butterflies, and black enamel guards. The design is Japanese or Chinese in nature. The montures (sticks and guards) are made of bamboo.
There is no acquisition documentation for this fan so it cannot be accurately dated, or provenance determined, but its style indicates it likely dates from the late 19th Century or early 20th Century.
organic, vegetal, stem, cane, bamboo
organic, processed material, paper
Reverse, rear guard: 'LA0103' (accession number)Measurements
Closed: h 10 x w 210 mm x d 40 mm
Open: h 200 mm x w 330 mm x d 18 mm