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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, carved and incised wood sticks, silk 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, without tassel): 30.5 × 53.3 cm (12 × 21 in.) H x W (open, with tassel): 53.3 × 53.3 cm (21 × 21 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Mourning Fan; silk leaf, carved and incised wood sticks, silk tassel; H x W (open, without tassel): 30.5 × 53.3 cm (12 × 21 in.) H x W (open, with tassel): 53.3 × 53.3 cm (21 × 21 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-264

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