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Paper painted in ink, and olychrome opaque water-colours and gold
Accessioned with O.15-1985, but although certainly for this type of fan, seems too wide for this particular example, and may be slightly earlier in date.
Japan (maker) (country)
Japanese (maker) (nationality)
paper, decorated in ink, polychrome watercolours, and gold
length: (whole): 34.4
mid 19th century
circa 1840 to 1850
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
O.15A-1985 (Applied Arts)
O.15-1985 - Wide-ended Folding Fan