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Pleated Fan And Case

This is a Pleated fan and case. It is dated ca. 1875 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is linen leaf embroidered by machine and by hand, carved and pierced celluloid sticks, cardboard case lined with silk satin. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Robert B. Noyes. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 29.8 × 53.3 cm (11 3/4 × 21 in.)

It is inscribed

Label inside lid: Medaille de 1re Classe Paris 1855. Londres, 1862 / Medaille d’argent Paris 1867 / Alouise van de voorde / 56 Rue Charlotte, Paris.

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan And Case; linen leaf embroidered by machine and by hand, carved and pierced celluloid sticks, cardboard case lined with silk satin; H x W (open): 29.8 × 53.3 cm (11 3/4 × 21 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes; 1942-34-11-a,b

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