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1970

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2013

2020

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Pleated Fan

This is a Pleated fan. We acquired it in 1970. Its medium is printed, hand-colored and gilded paper leaf, pierced mother-of-pearl sticks with gold foil, gilded metal plaque, mirrors and faceted glass stones on guards, gilt metal bail, silk tassel with metal threads. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Robertson D. Ward.

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Pleated Fan; printed, hand-colored and gilded paper leaf, pierced mother-of-pearl sticks with gold foil, gilded metal plaque, mirrors and faceted glass stones on guards, gilt metal bail, silk tassel with metal threads; 1970-58-12

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