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1970

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Pleated Fan, late 19th century

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is printed, hand-colored, and gilded paper leaf, carved and gilded ivory sticks. 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 x 47 cm (10 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, late 19th century; printed, hand-colored, and gilded paper leaf, carved and gilded ivory sticks; H x W (open): 26 x 47 cm (10 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson; 1970-58-7

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