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1925

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Pleated Fan, late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is painted paper leaf, carved bone sticks with metal foil. 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): 27.6 × 52.7 cm (10 7/8 × 20 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, late 19th–early 20th century; painted paper leaf, carved bone sticks with metal foil; H x W (open): 27.6 × 52.7 cm (10 7/8 × 20 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson; 1970-58-26

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