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Fan case covered with a fine white silk gauze, embroidered with a design of trees, houses, birds, etc., in light and dark brown, white, blue, and light and dark green silk braid on which are strung two pink stones.


Gift of Mrs. Henry Sturgis to the MFA in 1880

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Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Sturgis

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

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Overall: 43.8 x 6 x 2 cm (17 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

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Silk, glass beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts


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