Ivory, silk, paint, metal, mother of pearl, gilding
closed: 10 x 1 x 1 in. ( 25.4 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm )
painted in gold: at top center of leaf obverse: "LC"
painted in pink: near center of leaf obverse: "LENA"
painted in pale blue: on right side of leaf obverse: "PM"
painted in blue and white: at center of leaf obverse: "Lightly lift the breeze, O fan! /
Fan with ivory guards and sticks, ivory-colored satin leaf with printed floral decoration and painted inscriptions, and metal handle and rivet with mother of pearl button.
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
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