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suehiro ogi (wide-ended folding fan)
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wide-ended folding fan
Wide-ended folding fan (suehiro ogi) with paper leaf and bamboo sticks and guards (12+2). The obverse is decorated in red and silver a in the centre is a large, triple jewel 'mon'. The sticks and guards are of lacquered bamboo with red silk tassels (one of which is missing).
Japan (maker) (country)
Japanese (maker) (nationality)
height: (whole): 29.8
circa 1801 to 1900
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
O.72-1985 (Applied Arts)