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1952

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Pleated Fan, ca. 1740

This is a Pleated fan. It was after Antoine Watteau. It is dated ca. 1740 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is parchment leaf painted in watercolor, carved and pierced mother-of-pearl sticks with gold foil and applied straw decoration . It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26.7 x 50.2 cm (10 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, ca. 1740; After Antoine Watteau (French, 1684 – 1721); parchment leaf painted in watercolor, carved and pierced mother-of-pearl sticks with gold foil and applied straw decoration ; H x W: 26.7 x 50.2 cm (10 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-223

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