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1991

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Pleated Fan (possibly USA), 1880–89

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1880–89 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is painted cotton leaf, painted wood sticks, gilded wood guard, gilt metal bail . It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 36.2 x 65.4 cm (14 1/4 x 25 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (possibly USA), 1880–89; painted cotton leaf, painted wood sticks, gilded wood guard, gilt metal bail ; H x W (open): 36.2 x 65.4 cm (14 1/4 x 25 3/4 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1991-83-1

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