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Fan with painted white silk gauze leaf. Pansies, painted by Grace E.A. Ford (Mrs. George Keiswetter); leaf edged with machine embroidered trim. Wood sticks painted white with gilt embossed design on blades and reverse guard; carved leaf design on obverse guard with gilt and silvered details....

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

American, about 1885–1910

Object Place

Braintree, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

36 x 64.7 x 3.6 cm (14 3/16 x 25 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.) fan open

Accession Number

1976.364

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze, wood, pigment, silk trim

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes