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1943

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Pleated Fan

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated mid- 18th century and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is paper leaf gilded and painted with gouache, pierced, carved, and gilded ivory sticks, mother-of-pearl guards, pin set with a brilliant. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Max Farrand. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 26.7 x 49.5 cm (10 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan; paper leaf gilded and painted with gouache, pierced, carved, and gilded ivory sticks, mother-of-pearl guards, pin set with a brilliant; H x W (open): 26.7 x 49.5 cm (10 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand; 1943-11-3

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