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Pleated Fan (Japan), late 19th century

This is a Pleated fan. It was made by SEISEN. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is painted silk leaf, bamboo sticks. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Purchase: General Funds.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 27.3 x 41.9 cm (10 3/4 x 16 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (Japan), late 19th century; Made by SEISEN ; painted silk leaf, bamboo sticks; H x W: 27.3 x 41.9 cm (10 3/4 x 16 1/2 in.); Purchase: General Funds; 1987-39-1

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