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Pleated Fan, 19th century

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is painted leaf of needle and bobbin laces, sticks of imitation tortoise. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Robertson D. Ward. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 34.3 x 61 cm (13 1/2 x 24 in.)

It is signed

Signed in white paint, at right: S. Mertoli

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, 19th century; painted leaf of needle and bobbin laces, sticks of imitation tortoise; H x W (open): 34.3 x 61 cm (13 1/2 x 24 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson; 1970-58-10

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