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1990

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Pleated Fan (France), 1860–70

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1860–70 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is printed, hand-colored and gilded paper leaf, carved and incised mother of pearl sticks, gilt metal bail, mother-of-pearl washer at rivet, silk tassel with gilded beads. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Sheila Bruce. It is credited Gift of Sheila Bruce.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 29.2 x 50.8 cm (11 1/2 x 20 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (France), 1860–70; printed, hand-colored and gilded paper leaf, carved and incised mother of pearl sticks, gilt metal bail, mother-of-pearl washer at rivet, silk tassel with gilded beads; H x W (open): 29.2 x 50.8 cm (11 1/2 x 20 in.); Gift of Sheila Bruce; 1990-25-10

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