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Fan: flying bird design

Object Number: 
INV.8627
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Ivory, silk, paint, brass
Dimensions: 
closed: 8 3/4 x 1 x 1 in. ( 22.2 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on paper tag attached with string to handle: "DR. / SYDNEY / S. [sic] / CARNEY / 1923"
Description: 
Fan with carved and pierced ivory guards and sticks, beige satin leaf painted with seven red-crested brown birds in flight, and brass handle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group