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Fan with Flowers and Butterflies

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Fan: painted paper pasted to plain-weave silk on bamboo frame; tassels: knotted silk
Dimensions:
a: 18 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. (47 x 31.1 cm)
b: 20 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. (52.1 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm)
Classification:
Fans
Credit Line:
Gift of Edna Bahr, 1962
Accession Number:
62.97.23a, b
Not on view
Edna Bahr , Ridgefield, CT (until 1962; donated to MMA)
New York. China Institute in America. "Sheng Jie: Chinese Knotting," July 29, 1981–September 11, 1981.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Great Waves: Chinese Themes in the Arts of Korea and Japan II," March 22, 2003–September 21, 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Chinese Textiles," August 2, 2006–February 11, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Beauty and Learning: Korean Painted Screens," March 11, 2008–June 1, 2008.

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