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1943

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Fan Case And Bag (China), 19th century

This is a Fan case and bag. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is canvas case and bag embroidered in tent stitch, silk linings, silk ribbon with glass bead. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. R. Keith Kane. It is credited Gift of Mrs. R. Keith Kane from the Estate of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes.

Its dimensions are

H x W (case): 30 x 6 cm (11 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.) H x diam. (bag): 50 x 4 cm (19 5/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Fan Case And Bag (China), 19th century; Previously owned by Mrs. Robert B. Noyes ; canvas case and bag embroidered in tent stitch, silk linings, silk ribbon with glass bead; H x W (case): 30 x 6 cm (11 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.) H x diam. (bag): 50 x 4 cm (19 5/8 x 1 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. R. Keith Kane from the Estate of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes; 1943-5-3-a,b

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