Fan

Fan
Fan
Title
Fan
Date 
1900-1930
Medium 
Paper, wood, metal
Dimensions 
16 x 8 5/8 x 1/4 in. unfolded
Description 
This woman's folding hand fan is gray green on one side with a gold border. It reads in black "Sing Fat Co.,/ Oriental Goods Emporium./ 615 S. Broadway/ Los Angeles, Cal./ Main Store:/ San Francisco, Cal." flanked by a red and yellow drawings of a pagoda and an Asian woman in a kimono. The reverse is beige witha gold border and reads "The Oriental Cafe/ Chop Suey & American Dishes./ 446 South Main Street/ Next To Hotel Rosslyn./ Los Angeles, California." flanked by a drawing of an Asian waiter carrying a tray and a Chinese jar with flowers. The guard sticks are printed with a gold pattern and a faded beige tassle is attached to the metal loop.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.1426
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group