Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.1430
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Paper, cloth, wood
Dimensions: 
25 x 13 x 3/4 in. unfolded
Description: 
This sample card and advertisment is shaped like a large Asian-style woman's folding hand fan with bamboo sticks. It is beige with stylized flowers with each petal a different numbered color of applied cloth. It is printed in black script "Order any Color of which the Flower-petals on this Fan are made in all Qualities of our Linings. Order by Color Number./ 98 & 100 Bleeker St., J.W. Goddard & Sons, 197 Mercer St., New York./ Manufacturers of all Varieties of Linings, Colored and 'Midnight' Fast Black."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group