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Pleated Fan

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1840–60 and we acquired it in 1903. Its medium is embroidered silk leaf, carved and gilded ivory sticks. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Samuel P. Avery. It is credited Gift of Samuel P. Avery.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 29.8 x 49.5 cm (11 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan; embroidered silk leaf, carved and gilded ivory sticks; H x W: 29.8 x 49.5 cm (11 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Samuel P. Avery; 1903-1-5

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