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Pleated Fan, 1820–1830

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1820–1830 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is paper leaf with gilded hand-colored etching, carved bone sticks with metallic foil decoration, mother-of-pearl rivet. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mabel Choate. It is credited Gift of Mabel Choate.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 20.3 x 37.5 cm (8 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Printed, at center: M. No. 216

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, 1820–1830; paper leaf with gilded hand-colored etching, carved bone sticks with metallic foil decoration, mother-of-pearl rivet; H x W (open): 20.3 x 37.5 cm (8 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Mabel Choate; 1949-50-7

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