E0734: Wooden Fan

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0734
Classification Category:
3:Personal Artifacts ➞ Personal Gear
Materials:
botanical ➔ wood
colorant ➔ paint
Dimensions:
83 cm L
36 cm W
5 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:
Fan created from thin sections of painted wood connected with white string.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)