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Circular fan composed of peacock feathers arranged with tailfeather "eye" center, two bands of "eyes" surround (obverse); single center "eye" (reverse); mounted on wood handle covered with white painted straw bound by blue yarns.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Indian, 1975

Object Place

India

Dimensions

27.5 x 33.5 cm (10 13/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.496

Medium or Technique

Peacock feathers; handle of wood, straw, string

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes