Painted paper leaf with bamboo foundation. Obverse: purple morning glories. Reverse: pink morning glories. Gold dusted over leaves. Gilt paper bilding; textured gold paper at handle. Black lacquered handle with painted gold and gray floral motif. Purple silk tassel depends from handle. Mate to 1976.432. In original papers and cardboard box.
Handheld fans for summer via Haskell Harris @magpiebyhaskellharris.blogspot.com
Made in China, Asia Date: Late 19th century Medium: Bamboo, silk, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, and lacquered wood
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