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1991

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Pleated Fan, 1880–89

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1880–89 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is painted silk leaf, carved and pierced wood sticks, horn washer at rivet . It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 33 x 60.3 cm (13 x 23 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan, 1880–89; painted silk leaf, carved and pierced wood sticks, horn washer at rivet ; H x W (open): 33 x 60.3 cm (13 x 23 3/4 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1991-83-2

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