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1970

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Pleated Fan

This is a Pleated fan. 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.

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Pleated Fan; 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; 1970-58-18

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