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Pleated Fan, late 19th century

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is printed and hand-colored paper leaf, drilled and painted bone sticks with metallic foil, mirror on one guard, mother-of-pearl washer at rivet, gilt metal bail. 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): 29.2 x 50.8 cm (11 1/2 x 20 in.)

It is signed

Printed signature on reverse leaf: Gevilly

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, late 19th century; printed and hand-colored paper leaf, drilled and painted bone sticks with metallic foil, mirror on one guard, mother-of-pearl washer at rivet, gilt metal bail; H x W (open): 29.2 x 50.8 cm (11 1/2 x 20 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson; 1970-58-13

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