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1994

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2019

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Fan Box, 1720–30

This is a fan box. It is dated 1720–30 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is paper covered in silk; metal hinge. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane and W & J Sloane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3.2 × 27.9 × 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in. × 11 in. × 1 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Fan Box, 1720–30; paper covered in silk; metal hinge; H x W x D: 3.2 × 27.9 × 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in. × 11 in. × 1 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane and W & J Sloane; 1994-33-4

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