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Fan

Fan
Title
Fan
Date 
1900-1930
Medium 
Wood, paint, lace, metal
Dimensions 
closed: 14 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 2 in. ( 36.8 x 3.8 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Fan with pierced, black painted wooden guards and sticks with metal piqué, black lace leaf, and metal handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. E. C. Carter
Object Number 
1956.173.8[dup]
Gallery Label 
This fan was used by Ruth Draper in the monologue, "At the Court of Philip IV." It was part of a Spanish costume.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group