Fan Handle card

Fan Handle

M13534

On display

Information

Wooded fan handle with palmiform terminal. Ostrich feathers may have been originally attached at the top of the fan handle through holes. Compare with a fan handle of the same shape and size in Boston Museum of Fine Arts, no. 49.1918, published in 'Egypt's Golden Age' (Boston, 1982) p. 179 [205]. A record is available on Boston's online catalogue, seen on 11.02.2013 at http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/fan-handle-203