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1902

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1953

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Pleated Fan (probably France), ca. 1901

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated ca. 1901 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk net leaf with applied cotton needle lace and embroidered with steel spangles, tortoise shell sticks with ebony slips and steel piqués, glass stone 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 Fans of Art Nouveau.

This object was donated by Mrs. Max Farrand. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30.5 x 45.1 cm (12 x 17 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed on back of one of slip: Duvelleroy

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (probably France), ca. 1901; silk net leaf with applied cotton needle lace and embroidered with steel spangles, tortoise shell sticks with ebony slips and steel piqués, glass stone at rivet; H x W: 30.5 x 45.1 cm (12 x 17 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand; 1953-143-18

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