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Circular feather fan constructed of red paper center with two green painted straw flowers and yellow painted straw border attached with wire, surrounded by clipped peacock feathers; handle of wood covered with bound white painted straw.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Indian, 1964

Object Place

India

Dimensions

41 x 47 cm (16 1/8 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1976.495

Medium or Technique

Peacock feathers, paper, plaited and painted straw, wire; handle of wood wrapped in painted straw

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes