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Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.1389
Date: 
1908
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
14 x 8 1/4 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This woman's hand fan is made of paper shaped like a Chinese lantern and has a wood handle. One side has a print in red of the Chinese lantern with a woman's face in the center The reverse reads in black "Buy The Radcliffe Shoe/ For Women/ For Sale By Fred'k Gamash/ Boots, Shoes & Rubber Goods/ Newport, N.H.", with the address and a poem extolling the virtues of the Radcliffe shoe called "Our Leaders".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group