Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.1426
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group