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1905

  • Work on this object ended.

1952

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Pleated Fan And Case

This is a Pleated fan and case. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is silk leaf painted with gouache and gilded, pierced and painted sandalwood sticks with spangles, gilt hammered metal bail. 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): 24.1 x 41.9 cm (9 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed on leaf, obverse at right, in orange paint: P. Garcia

It is inscribed

In box covered with cream colored paper fabric, with printed label: Luis Colomina Fabrica de Abanicos = Valencia - Zaragoza, 4. Madrid, Carrera de Sn Jeronimo. l. Cadiz, Aranda, 3”.

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan And Case; Previously owned by Metropolitan Museum of Art ; silk leaf painted with gouache and gilded, pierced and painted sandalwood sticks with spangles, gilt hammered metal bail; H x W (open): 24.1 x 41.9 cm (9 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-242-a,b

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