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Pleated Fan, 1884–1885

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1884–1885 and we acquired it in 1924. Its medium is paper leaf with chromolithograph; varnished and painted wood sticks. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Don Luis and Iron Arm.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 32 × 60 cm (12 5/8 × 23 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Signed: Luis Mazzantini Matador de Toros Sevilla 13 Abril 1884 José Bayard 'a' Badila Picador de Toros Sevilla Abril 84

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Pleated Fan, 1884–1885; paper leaf with chromolithograph; varnished and painted wood sticks; H x W: 32 × 60 cm (12 5/8 × 23 5/8 in.); 1924-16-4

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