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Fan

Description

Rhomboid shaped wire frame coved with silk gauze; white printed floral design highlighted with silver paint differs slightly on each fan; shaped wooden handle with silk tassle at end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Inscriptions
Each marked ""--60""
Location of origin
Far East
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gauze
silk (textile)
wire
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN
fans (equipment)
Floral
floral patterns
gauze
Gauze
Silk
silk (textile)
Wire
wire
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9.063 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.860B
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5556

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