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Folding fan

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Folding feather fan. Laphophore feathers mounted over dark foundation feathers with design of roses, buds and leaves left formed by hummingbird feathers. Dark Neopolitan shell sticks, maroon silk connecting ribbon. Maroon silk tassel and loop (for securing fan closed) depend from dark Neopolitan...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

European, late 19th century

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

1976.515

Medium or Technique

Feathers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes