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Pleated Fan, 18th century

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is painted and gilded paper leaf, carved and painted ivory sticks with foil behind guards, glass stone at rivet. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Ms. Dorothy Warren. It is credited Gift of Dorothy Warren.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 26.7 × 47 cm (10 1/2 × 18 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

V.O.F

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, 18th century; painted and gilded paper leaf, carved and painted ivory sticks with foil behind guards, glass stone at rivet; H x W (open): 26.7 × 47 cm (10 1/2 × 18 1/2 in.); Gift of Dorothy Warren; 1987-43-1

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