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Pleated Fan, 19th century

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is painted vellum leaf, carved and pierced ivory sticks. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 26.7 x 49.5 cm (10 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)

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Pleated Fan, 19th century; painted vellum leaf, carved and pierced ivory sticks; H x W (open): 26.7 x 49.5 cm (10 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt; 1931-65-166

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