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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 printed and hand-colored paper leaf, painted parchment leaf, pierced and gilded mother-of-pearl sticks, rivet set with faceted stone, gilt metal bail, tassel of silk and metal threads. It is a part of the Textiles 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, without tassel): 29.8 x 50.8 cm (11 3/4 x 20 in.) H x W (tassel): 33.7 x 2.5 cm (13 1/4 x 1 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, 19th century; printed and hand-colored paper leaf, painted parchment leaf, pierced and gilded mother-of-pearl sticks, rivet set with faceted stone, gilt metal bail, tassel of silk and metal threads; H x W (open, without tassel): 29.8 x 50.8 cm (11 3/4 x 20 in.) H x W (tassel): 33.7 x 2.5 cm (13 1/4 x 1 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson; 1970-58-18

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