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1925

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1952

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Pleated Mourning Fan

This is a Pleated mourning fan. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is silk leaf embroidered with silk in satin stitch, stained and painted bamboo sticks, 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): 27.3 × 48.3 cm (10 3/4 × 19 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Mourning Fan; silk leaf embroidered with silk in satin stitch, stained and painted bamboo sticks, metal bail; H x W (open): 27.3 × 48.3 cm (10 3/4 × 19 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-259

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