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Folding fan

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Folding feather fan. Beige feathers of increasing length sides to center, edged by bird of paradise feathers. Light brown embossed leather covers dark wood sticks; brown silk connecting ribbon. Brass ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

European, about 1880–90

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.517

Medium or Technique

Feathers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes