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Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.1451
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
11 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This woman's hand fan is made of paper and has a wood handle. One side has a print of a cherub riding two lion-faced sea monsters. The reverse reads, in part, "Simpson's 725 & 727 6th Ave. near 42nd. St./ Clearing Out Straw Hats & Bonnets... / Seasonable Novelties in Laces, Embroideries...".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group