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1930

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Pleated Fan, 1900–30

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1900–30 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is printed and hand-colored paper leaf embroidered with metal spangles, carved, pierced and gilded bone sticks inlaid with steel piqués, gilt metal bail, mother-of-pearl washer at rivet, silk and metallic tassel. 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 tassel): 41.9 × 40.6 cm (16 1/2 × 16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, 1900–30; printed and hand-colored paper leaf embroidered with metal spangles, carved, pierced and gilded bone sticks inlaid with steel piqués, gilt metal bail, mother-of-pearl washer at rivet, silk and metallic tassel; H x W (open, with tassel): 41.9 × 40.6 cm (16 1/2 × 16 in.); Gift of Sheila Bruce; 1990-25-14

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