Fan. Feather, rush, cotton and wood, Mummy Nº 319. 35 x 30 cm (INC-MNAAHP, RT 1913).

Feather fan

The wild goose and tropical parrot feathers on this fan are attached with cotton fibers to a circular reed frame and wooden handle. These objects are frequently represented in textile iconography, usually held by figures interpreted as mythical beings or shamans.