Novelty fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.2941
Date: 
1950-1960
Medium: 
Paper, cloth, cork
Dimensions: 
5 1/2 x 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A brown paper cigar shaped novelty fan. The wood end of the cigar is pulled up and a red, white and blue stars and stripes fan unfolds from inside the cigar. A red and yellow paper band encircles the cigar and reads "Latest Cigar Fan/ Made in Japan", and a white label reads "Yankee Pedlar/ Box 34/ Glen, New Hampshire".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group