Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Philippines
  • fan, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • plant fiber, cloth, bamboo, weaving
  • Object Height/Width: 36 x 21.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 14 1/8 x 8 7/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3344

The fan has a nearly round blade of woven plant fiber. The weave gives an allover appearance of concentric squares, eight pointed stars, and diamonds. It is edged with red cloth and has a straight handle of bamboo.