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Fan with painted black silk stiff gauze leaf. Four sprays of pansies or Johnny jump-ups, painted by Grace E.A. Ford (Mrs. George Keiswetter), decorated with steel sequins; machine-made black lace along bottom. machine-made black trim along top. Black painted wood sticks with painted silver...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

American (Massachusetts, Braintree), 1885–1900

Object Place

Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

25 x 43 x 3 cm (9 13/16 x 16 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.) open

Accession Number

1976.378

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze, cotton lace, pigment, metal spangles, wood, brass, steel

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes