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Description

Long, varnished wooden sticks and guards; large linen leaf painted with green leaves, blue birds and blue and green bug; guard tied to stick at one side with two dark blue grosgrain bows; metal rivet; ivory washer; metal ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880s
Material
linen (material)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bird
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
Linen
linen (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
scrolling foliage
Silk
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1922.177
GUSN
29426

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