Advertising fan for Muresco; c.1910; LDFAN2003.344.Y

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The Fan Museum

Name/Title

Advertising fan for Muresco

About this object

Folding fan advertising Muresco, Wall and Ceiling Paint by Benjamin Moore & Co.
Monture: shaped light wooden sticks and shaped dark wooden guard sticks with silver decoration
Mount: double paper leaf, colour-printed on obverse, monochrome-printed on reverse
Obverse: central image of yellow house in countryside with inscriptions in red blue and purple below, either side of which are blue, pink and purple flowers
Reverse: blue monochrome-printed inscriptions detailing the qualities of Muresco, with central image of the product's packaging

Date Made

c.1910

Period

Twentieth Century

Medium and Materials

Monture: wood, painted; metal rivet
Mount: paper, colour and monochrome-printed

Place Made

Japan

Inscription and Marks

Mount, obverse: USE / MURESCO FOR / WALL AND CEILING / DECORATION
Mount, reverse:

Measurements

Total length: 23cm
Leaf depth: 12cm
Leaf span: 39cm

Collection

The Fan Museum Trust

Credit Line

The Fan Museum

Object Type

Fan (folding)

Object number

LDFAN2003.344.Y

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