Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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fan or flyswatter
  • unknown Urarina maker
  • fan or flyswatter, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 37 x 29 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 9/16 x 11 3/8 x 1 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5085

The handheld fan has a round blade. The loose ends of the fibers are bundled into a handle. It is brown.