About this object


Collected by the paper making library & museum, Tokyo, between 1957 and 1959.

Physical description

Rounded paper hand fan with a black lacquered wooden handle with a length of orange cord tied through a hole at one end. An image painted on one side depicts an old man dressed in a green robe--perhaps Juro (symbol of longevity)--seated on the ground while a young boy on a ladder shines his elongated head. Edges are trimmed with silver. Backside is plain.