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1924

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1970

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Pleated Fan, 1899

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1899 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is cotton bobbin lace leaf, insert of painted parchment, carved, pierced and painted mother-of-pearl sticks, mother-of-pearl washer at rivet, gilded metal bail. 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): 26 × 45.7 cm (10 1/4 × 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, 1899; cotton bobbin lace leaf, insert of painted parchment, carved, pierced and painted mother-of-pearl sticks, mother-of-pearl washer at rivet, gilded metal bail; H x W (open): 26 × 45.7 cm (10 1/4 × 18 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson; 1970-58-21

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