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Fan

Object Number: 
1934.143
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
closed: 8 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 21 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: around rotating pin: "THE ZEPHYR / [illegible] / PATENTED / G*K. PARIS"
Description: 
Mechanical fan made of ivory-colored plastic, with three rotating triangular blades that spin when ball-handled metal lever in side of handle is maneuvered back and forth; blades fold down for compact storage.
Gallery Label: 
In the accession records, this object is descibed as an "invalid's fan."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Marie Vaché
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group