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Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.1373
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
15 1/2 x 10 x 3/4 in.
Description: 
Woman's hand fan made of bamboo with a paper covering; paper printed on one side with a full color print of a classical fountain statue of a woman in a forest surrounded by violets and waterlillies. This side reads "The Coolest and Most Attractive Store In The World/ Siegel Cooper Co./ New York". The other side has a print of a huge city department store with a cable car visible in the street. This side reads "The World's Greatest Store/ In Its 80 Departments Affords Every Facility For Comfortable Shopping By The Use Of/ Iced Air & Electricity/ Siegel Cooper Co. N.Y.".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group