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1952

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Pleated Fan

This is a Pleated fan. It was after Thomas Allom. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is gilded and painted paper leaf with chromolithograph, gilded, pierced and painted ivory sticks, gilt bail, chain and tassel. 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): 29.2 x 50.8 cm (11 1/2 x 20 in.) without tassel H x W (open): 42.5 x 50.8 cm (16 3/4 x 20 in.) with tassel

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan; After Thomas Allom ; gilded and painted paper leaf with chromolithograph, gilded, pierced and painted ivory sticks, gilt bail, chain and tassel; H x W (open): 29.2 x 50.8 cm (11 1/2 x 20 in.) without tassel H x W (open): 42.5 x 50.8 cm (16 3/4 x 20 in.) with tassel; Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-218

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