E0733: Wooden Fan

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0733
Classification Category:
3:Personal Artifacts ➞ Personal Gear
Marks/Labels:
In pencil on handle "COE 2.50".
Materials:
botanical ➔ wood
colorant ➔ paint
metal
Dimensions:
120 cm L
111 cm W
805 cm H
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
-
Source Locality:
Japan
Description:
Wooden fan made with thin strips of wood connected to a metal pin.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)