Fan used by Mei Lanfang, Female Impersonator known as "Queen of Peking Opera"

Unknown Chinese, Chinese

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Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. George Pettengill Jr., in memory of her sons, George Tilford Pettengill, III (1909-1944), Class of 1932 and William Van Horne Pettengill (1914-1952), Class of 1937

167.14.24203

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, Japan

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Fan

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Provenance

Mei Lanfang (1894-1961), Peking Opera actor; donated to a charity which supported old women in Peking; purchased by Leila Price Pettengill (1887-1977), Beijing, China, 1927; given to present collection, 1967.

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