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1952

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Pleated Fan (USA), ca. 1895

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated ca. 1895 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is painted silk gauze leaf, carved and painted wood sticks. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Nell Gertrude Brown.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 36.8 x 62.2 cm (14 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (USA), ca. 1895; painted silk gauze leaf, carved and painted wood sticks; H x W: 36.8 x 62.2 cm (14 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.); 1952-121-1

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