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1990

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Pleated Fan (France), 1840–60

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1840–60 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is printed and embossed paper leaf, painted wood sticks. 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): 27.9 x 50.2 cm (11 x 19 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (France), 1840–60; printed and embossed paper leaf, painted wood sticks; H x W (open): 27.9 x 50.2 cm (11 x 19 3/4 in.); Gift of Sheila Bruce; 1990-25-9

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