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Fan with black silk stiff gauze leaf, painted with white and lavender lilacs, roses and buds; machine-made black lace top and sides, machine-made black lace top and sides, machine-made black tim bottom. Wavy carved ebony sticks. Black silk tassel and loop to hold fan shut depend from black...

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Provenance

Allen Fan Co.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1880–90

Object Place

Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

67.5 x 36 x 3.5 cm (26 9/16 x 14 3/16 x 1 3/8 in.) fan open

Accession Number

1976.197

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze, silk lace, pigment, wood, metal, silk tassel

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes