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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1952

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2023

  • You found it!

Pleated Fan

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated ca. 1905 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is silk leaf with applied silk, and steel sequins, tortoise shell sticks and bail. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Pleated Fan
  • silk leaf embroidered with spangles, ebony sticks inlaid with steel piqués,....
  • Gift of Sheila Bruce.
  • 1990-25-18

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 23.5 x 39.4 cm (9 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan; silk leaf with applied silk, and steel sequins, tortoise shell sticks and bail; H x W (open): 23.5 x 39.4 cm (9 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-245

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