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: 2
Past 30 days: 1
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".

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.

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Subject(s):
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
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