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Fan

Fan
Title
Fan
Date 
1900-1920
Medium 
Bamboo, silk, paint
Dimensions 
closed: 8 1/2 x 1 x 1/2 in. ( 21.6 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Fan with bamboo guards and sticks with stamped decoration, the sticks with openwork design, and pale yellow silk gauze leaf painted with flowers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Jr.
Object Number 
1950.195
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group