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1902

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Pleated Fan (France), 1820–30

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1820–30 and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is paper leaf with hand-colored etching and stipple engraving; carved wood sticks inlaid with steel discs, guards inlaid with mother-of-pearl, steel discs, and stones; mother-of-pearl washer at the rivet. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Cadwalader Jones. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Cadwalader Jones.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 21.6 x 39.4 cm (8 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)

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Pleated Fan (France), 1820–30; paper leaf with hand-colored etching and stipple engraving; carved wood sticks inlaid with steel discs, guards inlaid with mother-of-pearl, steel discs, and stones; mother-of-pearl washer at the rivet; H x W (open): 21.6 x 39.4 cm (8 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Cadwalader Jones; 1902-14-2

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