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1998.4991 (RS23941)

Description

Undecorated, oval palmetto leaf fan; handle formed by leaf's stem. Edged w/ a straw bound w/ brown thread.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
Pencil: ""ANNA/ JANE/ TOTSEY/ MAX""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cutting (dividing)
plant material
sewing (process)
straw (plant material)
thread
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
Fiddle Thread
Machine Sewn
Palmetto
plant material
Possibly straw (plant material)
sewing (process)
Straw
thread
Dimensions
16.125 x 10.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4991
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24082

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