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Pleated Fan And Case

This is a Pleated fan and case. It is dated ca. 1762 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is gilded and gouache-painted skin leaf; mother-of-pearl sticks with metal foil, wood box lined with silk. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W (fan): 27.3 x 47.6 cm (10 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.)

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Pleated Fan And Case; Previously owned by Metropolitan Museum of Art ; gilded and gouache-painted skin leaf; mother-of-pearl sticks with metal foil, wood box lined with silk; H x W (fan): 27.3 x 47.6 cm (10 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-196-a,b

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