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Fan

Object Number: 
1978.41i
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Wood, silk, metal, paint, gilding
Dimensions: 
closed: 14 1/4 x 2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 36.2 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Fan with wooden guards and sticks with gold stamped decoration; brown silk leaf with edge cut down to reveal sheer lining, the obverse painted with flowers and birds (on both opaque and shear textile surfaces); metal handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. F. Leighton Meserve
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group