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Pleated Fan, late 18th–early 19th century

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated late 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is gilded parchment leaf painted with gouache, ivory sticks carved à jour, carved and pierced ivory guards overlaid with gold foil, ivory button at rivet. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Swift as an Arrow.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 24.8 x 40.6 cm (9 3/4 x 16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, late 18th–early 19th century; Previously owned by William Salomon ; gilded parchment leaf painted with gouache, ivory sticks carved à jour, carved and pierced ivory guards overlaid with gold foil, ivory button at rivet; H x W: 24.8 x 40.6 cm (9 3/4 x 16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-199

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