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Fan

Artist/maker unknown, European or American

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America
or Europe

Date:
Late 19th - early 20th century

Medium:
Sheer silk plain weave with paint and metal sequins; bone sticks and guards

Dimensions:
Open: 11 x 17 inches (27.9 x 43.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1997-132-28

Credit Line:
Gift in memory of Margaret Keating Willcox, 1997

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Label:
A decorative scheme of large carnations and dense violets covers the entire surface of this fan. The top edge of the sheer fabric is shaped to the floral border, while depth is given with painted shadows, white touches, and bright purple and metal sequins.