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Pleated Fan (France), 1880–1900

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1880–1900 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is silk net leaf embroidered with spangles and appliquéd with painted silk panels, carved and pierced tortoise shell sticks with gold foil and inlaid piqués, gilt metal bail, faceted stone at rivet. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W (open, with ribbon): 45.7 × 37.5 cm (18 × 14 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in white paint, under painted figure: Bo–.

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (France), 1880–1900; silk net leaf embroidered with spangles and appliquéd with painted silk panels, carved and pierced tortoise shell sticks with gold foil and inlaid piqués, gilt metal bail, faceted stone at rivet; H x W (open, with ribbon): 45.7 × 37.5 cm (18 × 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Sheila Bruce; 1990-25-13

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