Fan

Object Number: 
1947.251
Date: 
1915-1930
Medium: 
Palm leaves, silk, lace, ribbon, bone, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 29.2 x 21.6 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped in gold: on handle: "TRADE MARK", "The Norman", and "IMPERIAL BRUSH FACTORY"
Description: 
Advertising fixed fan (handscreen) composed of palm leaves, pink silk, white ribbon, and beige lace, centering a molded plastic ornament on either side; bone handle.
Gallery Label: 
This fan is a souvenir from "The Norman," a hotel in Cuba.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Louise M. L. Puig
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group