Folding Fan with Fishing Net Decoration
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
late 16th–early 17th century
Folding fan; ink on gold-flecked paper and gold-flecked lacquered bamboo fanbones and endpieces
Purchase, The B.D.G. Leviton Foundation Gift, 1988
Not on view
A similar fan was excavated from the tomb of Zhu Chunchen (died 1601) and his wife (died 1624) in Songjiang District, Shanghai. The fan was found in the wife's left hand.