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Description

12 thin staves painted maroon. Exterior staves are thicker and have cross-hatched carving. Paper has scene of own on a pine tree branch with full moon in background. Two frogs on lilly pads with fishing poles. Magenta sky at top left, green and blue at lower right. On reverse: White background with eight stylized green frogs.

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
21 x 12 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.683
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
62710

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