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1910

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2016

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Folding Fan, 1860–1910

This is a Folding fan. It is dated 1860–1910 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is front leaf of very fine plain woven dyed and painted silk adhered to paper; back leaf of paper with areas of silver leaf; stained bamboo sticks; exotic wood guards (possibly palm wood). glass or plastic button at the rivet.. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Heather Sandifer. It is credited Gift of Heather Sandifer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26.7 × 41.3 cm (10 1/2 × 16 1/4 in.)

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Folding Fan, 1860–1910; front leaf of very fine plain woven dyed and painted silk adhered to paper; back leaf of paper with areas of silver leaf; stained bamboo sticks; exotic wood guards (possibly palm wood). glass or plastic button at the rivet.; H x W: 26.7 × 41.3 cm (10 1/2 × 16 1/4 in.); Gift of Heather Sandifer; 2016-9-2

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