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1952

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Pleated Fan

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is painted silk leaf, carved and pierced mother-of-pearl sticks with applied gold foil, chenille tassel, pin set with a faceted stone. 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 (open, without tassel): 28.6 x 48.9 cm (11 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.) H x W (tassel): 35.6 x 3.8 cm (14 x 1 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed on obverse of leaf, to right, in paint: S/V atista

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan; painted silk leaf, carved and pierced mother-of-pearl sticks with applied gold foil, chenille tassel, pin set with a faceted stone; H x W (open, without tassel): 28.6 x 48.9 cm (11 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.) H x W (tassel): 35.6 x 3.8 cm (14 x 1 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-202

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