Fan

Made from leaves of Coca nucifera, in a twill weave, the handle bound with blue cotton fibre. Collected by the East India Museum before 1880.

Object Summary

Museum Number VS2339
Simple Name accessory
Full Name hand fan
Common Name fan
Production country Samoa
Material coconut palm leaf; cotton fibre; fibre
Collection class Clothing and accessories
Collection continent Pacific
Collection area/region POLYN
Production continent Asia
Production year high 1880
Function name personal object