Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Urarina maker
  • fan, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • plant fiber, cord, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 48 x 36.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 18 7/8 x 14 3/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5086

The handheld fan has a round woven blade. The loose ends are bundled into a handle, held in place with cord.