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Folding fan

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Folding fan made of brown and dark brown feathers decorated with small green and red feathers, marabou feathers at top and bottom. Mounted on compressed, shaped loofah sticks with white silk connecting ribbon. Yellow tassel with blue velvet top depends from metal ring covered with beige silk.

Provenance

Oldham Collection; Gift from Miss Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Thai, 19th century

Object Place

Thailand

Dimensions

32 cm (12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.519

Medium or Technique

Feathers, loofah fiber

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes