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Fan

Fan
Fan
Title
Fan
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Wood, paper
Dimensions 
12 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 1/4 in.
Description 
This heart-shaped woman's hand fan is made of paper and has a wood handle. One side has a print of a young girl with a purple flowers and a red bow in her hair. On the reverse it has a print of a department store and reads "The Coolest Place In Greater New York/ Abraham and Straus Brooklyn."
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.1379
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group