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Pleated Fan (Italy)

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1923. Its medium is silk net leaf with applied metal foil and sequins, celluloid sticks inlaid with sequins; celluloid guards with copper and inlaid with metal foil; mother-of-pearl rivet. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Sebastiano Ricci.

  • Object ID #18391119
  • silk leaf embroidered with steel sequins, mother-of-pearl sticks with steel....
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1952-161-222-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 16.2 × 30.2 cm (6 3/8 × 11 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (Italy); silk net leaf with applied metal foil and sequins, celluloid sticks inlaid with sequins; celluloid guards with copper and inlaid with metal foil; mother-of-pearl rivet; H x W (open): 16.2 × 30.2 cm (6 3/8 × 11 7/8 in.); 1923-37-1

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