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1952

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2013

2022

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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 paper leaf with hand-colored lithograph, pierced mother-of-pearl sticks with applied gold foil. 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): 27.3 x 50.8 cm (10 3/4 x 20 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan; Previously owned by Metropolitan Museum of Art ; paper leaf with hand-colored lithograph, pierced mother-of-pearl sticks with applied gold foil; H x W (open): 27.3 x 50.8 cm (10 3/4 x 20 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-207

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