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Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.1383
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
12 x 7 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This woman's hand fan is made of paper and has a wood handle. One side has a photo-lithograph of women having tea in a restaurant and reads "Rafter's Teas/ and Coffees/ Are The Best/ Simply Delicious". The reverse reads in black "Wine, Liquors, Teas, Coffees and Cigars, and Fine Groceries/ Edward Rafter/ 120th St. & 3rd Ave./ 145th St. & 3rd Ave./ New York".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group