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Pleated Fan (France), 1920–25

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1920–25 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is painted and gilded silk leaf; tortoise (imitation?) sticks with ostrich feathers; engraved gilt metal rivet. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Simon Lissim. It is credited Gift of Simon Lissim in memory of Agnes Howson Waples (Mrs Rufus Waples).

Its dimensions are

H x W: 39.4 x 62.2 cm (15 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (France), 1920–25. painted and gilded silk leaf; tortoise (imitation?) sticks with ostrich feathers; engraved gilt metal rivet. Gift of Simon Lissim in memory of Agnes Howson Waples (Mrs Rufus Waples). 1973-73-1.

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