Wood, paint, silk, lace, metal
closed: 8 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in. ( 21.3 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm )
handwritten: on paper tag attached with string to handle: "FAN / FOUND IN CARPET-BAG / POST CIVIL WAR TIME" (in ink) and "Nash Collection / N-386" (in pencil)
Fan with white painted wooden guards and sticks with silver stamped decoration; ivory-colored silk chiffon leaf with ivory lace trim and appliqué and silver sequins; metal handle.
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