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Fan with circular split palm leaf, four leaves painted green, bound by red, green and natural braided palm near outer edge, cut loops of palm center in floral motif. Slender twig handle with spiraling palm braid around.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

American, probably Southern Highlands,

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

22 x 35 cm (8 11/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.488

Medium or Technique

Palm leaf

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes