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1930

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1990

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Pleated Fan, 1900–30

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1900–30 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is silk net leaf with applied silk panels and spangles, carved and gilded tortoise shell sticks inlaid with steel piqués, gilt metal bail, faceted stone at rivet, silk tassel. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Sheila Bruce. It is credited Gift of Sheila Bruce.

  • Pleated Fan, 1910–1920
  • silk leaf embroidered with spangles, ebony sticks inlaid with steel piqués,....
  • Gift of Sheila Bruce.
  • 1990-25-18

Its dimensions are

H x W (open, with tassel): 55.2 × 45.7 cm (21 3/4 × 18 in.)

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Pleated Fan, 1900–30; silk net leaf with applied silk panels and spangles, carved and gilded tortoise shell sticks inlaid with steel piqués, gilt metal bail, faceted stone at rivet, silk tassel; H x W (open, with tassel): 55.2 × 45.7 cm (21 3/4 × 18 in.); Gift of Sheila Bruce; 1990-25-17

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