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Feather fan with purple, yellow and orange dyed feathers mounted on long plain wood handle. Red felt at rivet embroidered with gilt-silver wire and brass and steel sequins in vegetative motif with inscription; green velvet with gilt-silver wire below.

Provenance

Oldham Collection; Gift of Esther Oldham to the MFA on June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Indian,

Object Place

India

Accession Number

1976.493

Medium or Technique

Feathers, silk velvet, metal wire, applied sequins; handle of wood

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes