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Folding fan with ivory sticks (18) and guard, pink opaque paper leaf with sequins and gilt reserve or edge (large sequins along edge have been lost)

Provenance

Used by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, made in England or Continental Europe, early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

England or Continental Europe

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall (open): 19.1 x 30.5 cm (7 1/2 x 12 in.) Other (closed): 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.662

Medium or Technique

Paper, ivory, sequins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes