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1916

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2013

2021

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Pleated Fan, ca. 1850

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated ca. 1850 and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is paper leaf with gilded and hand-colored lithograph; lacquered papier maché sticks; silk tassel. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Georgina Schuyler and Louisa L. Schuyler. It is credited Gift of Georgina and Louisa L. Schuyler.

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  • Gift of Robert M. Greenberg.
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Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 29.8 x 52.7 cm (11 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.) without tassel H x W (open): 52.7 x 52.7 cm (20 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.) with tassel

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Pleated Fan, ca. 1850; paper leaf with gilded and hand-colored lithograph; lacquered papier maché sticks; silk tassel; H x W (open): 29.8 x 52.7 cm (11 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.) without tassel H x W (open): 52.7 x 52.7 cm (20 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.) with tassel; Gift of Georgina and Louisa L. Schuyler; 1916-29-121

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