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Pleated Fan (possibly France), ca. 1840

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is paper leaf with gilded and hand-colored lithograph, pierced ivory sticks with silver foil, mother-of-pearl 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): 26.7 x 47 cm (10 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)

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Pleated Fan (possibly France), ca. 1840; paper leaf with gilded and hand-colored lithograph, pierced ivory sticks with silver foil, mother-of-pearl washer at rivet; H x W (open): 26.7 x 47 cm (10 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1991-83-8

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