Japanese fan (ogi-e)Edo Period
19 3/4 in. x 7 1/4 in. (50.17 cm x 18.42 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: HPH.1972.530
Geography: Asia, Japan
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts
Collection: Hobson Pittman Collection
This object has the following keywords:
- Asian - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Asia, which is in the eastern hemisphere, and is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and is generally considered to be delimited on the west by the Ural Mountains. It also refers to the numerous islands off the coast of Asia.
- fans - Hand-held implements used to produce a current of air or that serve as purely decorative accessories; may be rigid or collapsible.
- figures - Representations of humans, animals, or mythical beasts, in any medium.
- Japanese - Nationality, periods, cultures, and styles found in Japan, either in historical times or in the present.
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
- Miyeko Murase, The Tale of Genji The British Museum Press. London, England, 2001
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