Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.4513
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
7 1/4 x 18 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A woman's hand fan made of paper with a hollow bamboo handle. One side has a print of a three caucasian women in bright pink, green and blue Asian kimonos with gold Asian combs in their hair below the words "Chop Sun Shop/ is the Finest Tea imported. It is put up in one pound air tight trade mark tin canisters in order to preserve the fine delicate rich aromatic flavor and great strength". On the reverse, a more detailed ad for "Sun-Sun Chop Tea", over "The Great American Tea Company/ Importers, Coffee Roasters and Packers.../31 & 33 Vesey Street, Cor. Church Street, New York City".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group