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1935

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Pleated Fan, ca. 1840

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1935. Its medium is gilded paper leaf with chromolithograph, pierced and gilded ivory sticks. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Georgiana L. McClellan. It is credited Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 27.3 x 48.9 cm (10 3/4 x 19 1/4 in.)

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Pleated Fan, ca. 1840; gilded paper leaf with chromolithograph, pierced and gilded ivory sticks; H x W (open): 27.3 x 48.9 cm (10 3/4 x 19 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan; 1935-2-11

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