This is Not a Tire

At first glance, it is difficult to know how to identify the material composition of this folding fan. The material is black and stiff with a drilled pattern of open decorative elements and a raised design on the handle. On closer examination, the words, “Man’f Company Lambertville Goodyear Patent" can be seen stamped into the top portion of the handle.
fan, rubber, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, chicle, Hella Jongerius, vulcanization