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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Pleated Fan (China), 1950–59

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1950–59 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is printed paper leaf, painted and incised wood sticks. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 22.9 x 33 cm (9 x 13 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed at top, center: Cathay Pacific Airways.

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (China), 1950–59; printed paper leaf, painted and incised wood sticks; H x W: 22.9 x 33 cm (9 x 13 in.); 1991-83-6

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