60 UMMA Objects
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Fon (Fon (culture or style))
Ceremonial Fan
1945 – 1955
Museum Purchase
1988/1.141

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
'Sticks' or 'bones' of folding fan
Museum Purchase made possible by the Richard K. Beardsley Memorial Fund, supplemented by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1980/1.220C

Zhang Wendao (Chang Wen-tao)
Calligraphy
1805
Museum Purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1981/2.132B
Light mauve silk with appliqued Saga brocade patches of gold fans with calligraphic poetry on them.  The calligraphy has been brushed on paper with gold flecks (sunago). which is the weft of the Saga brocade; brown silk thread is the warp.  Partially backed with a different silk, a taupe with deliberately knotted weft; reamainder backed with plain-weave taupe silk.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Saga brocade obi with woven designs of poetry-inscribed fans
1940 – 1950
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.335

Mary Cassatt
In the Opera Box
1875 – 1885
Museum Purchase
1958/1.94
Both Shen Meisou and Zhu Zumou had been scholar-official for the late Qing government. What Zhu Zumou inscribed is a colophon he wrote for his brother’s painting; Shen Meisou inscribed in standard script (Kaishu) on the other side of the fan two poems his friend had come across. <br />
Shen Meisou;Zhu Zumou (Chu Tsu-mou)
Calligraphy on Folding Fan
1919 – 1920
Museum Purchase made possible by the Richard K. Beardsley Memorial Fund, supplemented by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1980/1.233
White neckband of leno weave in a stripe.  Silk leno crepe with twill design of fans among waves.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Pale aqua silk underkimono with woven designs of fans scattered among waves
1950 – 1999
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.396

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Sankord as Courtesan
1820 – 1830
Gift of Sarah and Otto Graf.
1983/2.87

Du Weizhi
Calligraphy
1700 – 1732
Museum Purchase made possible by the Richard K. Beardsley Memorial Fund, supplemented by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1980/1.220B
<p>Black formal chirimen haori with colorful dyed, patched, and interwoven folding fan motifs on the left front and back sleeves and on the lower back and front with a silk white inner lining with hand-painted pale floral designs. It has one family crest on the center on back.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Haori
1925 – 1999
Gift of Mrs. Kazuko Miyake
2016/2.36
<p>gold-speckled pale green and cream colored Nagoya Obi with interwoven clouds with patched, gold-embroidered, and orange Oogi (fan) motif depicting a female figure wearing a red and blue kimono and holding a folding fan. There are illegible kanji written on one of the fans.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
1925 – 1999
Gift of Mrs. Kazuko Miyake
2016/2.41
<p>Lavender-beige Nagoya obi with interwoven gold and lavender cloud fog motifs and patched brown and narrative fans.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
20th century
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2013/2.384
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