Fan

Description:

Folding fan of cockade type. Red metal handle embossed with birds and flowering vines. The pleated paper fans forms a full circle. One side printed with a scene of a long-tailed bird (Phoenix?) sitting amid flowering branches with gold background. Reverse is printed with a scene of two birds flying over flowering branches.

Marked in metal of handle: "Midget Fan / No. 104" and "Made in Hong Kong".

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): Hong Kong
Creation Date: 195u
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 8
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 195u
Coverage:
Place
Hong Kong
Date
195u  
Description:

Folding fan of cockade type. Red metal handle embossed with birds and flowering vines. The pleated paper fans forms a full circle. One side printed with a scene of a long-tailed bird (Phoenix?) sitting amid flowering branches with gold background. Reverse is printed with a scene of two birds flying over flowering branches.

Marked in metal of handle: "Midget Fan / No. 104" and "Made in Hong Kong".

Note:

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

Physical Description:

Measurements:
Handle: Folded: 13.1 cm.; Open: 23.2 cm.;
Fan: Open: 33.6 cm. total height; 20.7 cm. wide when open.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1969.019.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38051
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.