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Description

18 thin wooden staves. Exterior staves thicker and decorated to imitate basketweave. Decoration is a moonlit scene predominantly gray background with gray and white assymetrical branches with blossoms outlined in white with yellow centers. Full moon in white at center. On reverse: Gray reeds on white and gray background. Paper has a glossy finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN
fans (equipment)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
21.5 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.681
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
62708

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