Fan Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Fan
  • Series Title Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection

Date

  • Creation: 195u

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content 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.

Subject

  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Fans (Costume Accessories)
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing - Accessories

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 195u
  • Place Name: Hong Kong

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1969.019.001
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc38051

Note

  • Display 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.