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Object Number: 
ca. 1850
Mother of pearl, silk, lace, metal, embroidery thread, paint, rhinestone
closed: 10 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 25.4 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Fan with etched mother of pearl guards and sticks; beige silk leaf with lace trim and appliqué and painted birds and flowers; metal handle and rivet with rhinestone buttons.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this fan was presented by Jenny Lind to Ole Bull, her violinist during her American tour of the early 1850s.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group