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Pleated Fan, 19th–early 20th century

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is painted silk leaf trimmed with lace, carved and drilled bone sticks. 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): 37.5 × 65.4 cm (14 3/4 × 25 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, 19th–early 20th century; painted silk leaf trimmed with lace, carved and drilled bone sticks; H x W (open): 37.5 × 65.4 cm (14 3/4 × 25 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson; 1970-58-23

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