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1935

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2013

2019

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Pleated Fan, 1750–1850

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1750–1850 and we acquired it in 1935. Its medium is paper leaf with hand-colored etching, painted ivory or bone sticks carved à jour, guards inlaid with colored foil. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Georgiana L. McClellan. It is credited Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 27 x 42.5 cm (10 5/8 x 16 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, 1750–1850; paper leaf with hand-colored etching, painted ivory or bone sticks carved à jour, guards inlaid with colored foil; H x W (open): 27 x 42.5 cm (10 5/8 x 16 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan; 1935-2-7

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