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Pleated Fan (France), ca. 1815

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated ca. 1815 and we acquired it in 1923. Its medium is silk leaf embroidered with gold and silver sequins; pierced ivory sticks. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Miss Elizabeth d'Hauteville Kean. It is credited Bequest of Miss Elizabeth d'Hauteville Kean.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 21.6 x 37.5 cm (8 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.)

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Pleated Fan (France), ca. 1815; silk leaf embroidered with gold and silver sequins; pierced ivory sticks; H x W (open): 21.6 x 37.5 cm (8 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.); Bequest of Miss Elizabeth d'Hauteville Kean; 1923-24-2

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