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Description

13 thin staves hinged at bottom with molded brass ring. Exterior staves are v-shaped interlaced with common twin securing paper to staves. Decoration primarily blue with cream colored blossoms at top and grouped near the middle and branches of white blossoms scattered throughout. On reverse: White background with one branch of white dogwood blossoms at center. Paper has a glossy finish-- waxed?

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
FAN
fans (equipment)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
25 x 13.25 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.682
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
62709

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