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Carved, gilded wooden sticks, plant-like motifs. Top of fan is ecru silk. Embroidered with gilt sequins. Ecru tassel hangs from handle. Condition good.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

American, 1860–75

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

24 x 39.5 x 2.8 cm (9 7/16 x 15 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.) fan open

Accession Number

64.679

Medium or Technique

Silk with gilt metal sequins, gilded wood, brass, mother-of-pearl, and silk cord and tassel

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes