Tortoise shell, paper, paint, metal, silk, mother of pearl
open: 6 1/8 x 10 x 3/4 in. ( 15.6 x 25.4 x 1.9 cm )
Opera fan with tortoise shell guards and sticks, paper leaf with lithographed scenes on obverse and reverse of ladies and gentlemen in rural setting highlighted with paint and gilding; metal handle with pink silk tassel; rivet with mother of pearl buttons.
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
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