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Pleated Fan (Italy), 1770

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1770 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is painted paper leaf, carved ivory sticks, glass stone at rivet. 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): 28.9 x 48.3 cm (11 3/8 x 19 in.)

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Pleated Fan (Italy), 1770; painted paper leaf, carved ivory sticks, glass stone at rivet; H x W (open): 28.9 x 48.3 cm (11 3/8 x 19 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson; 1970-58-19

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