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1925

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1952

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Pleated Mourning Fan

This is a Pleated mourning fan. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is silk leaf, bamboo sticks, cotton tassel. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W (open, without tassel): 19.1 × 29.8 cm (7 1/2 × 11 3/4 in.) H x W (open, with tassel): 36.2 × 29.8 cm (14 1/4 × 11 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Mourning Fan; silk leaf, bamboo sticks, cotton tassel; H x W (open, without tassel): 19.1 × 29.8 cm (7 1/2 × 11 3/4 in.) H x W (open, with tassel): 36.2 × 29.8 cm (14 1/4 × 11 3/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-262

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