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Novelty fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.2940
Date: 
1920-1950
Medium: 
Paper, cloth, cork
Dimensions: 
5 1/2 x 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A brown paper cigar shaped novelty fan. The flat cork end of the cigar is pulled up and a pink fan with red flowers and green leaves unfolds from inside the cigar.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group