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1959

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2013

2022

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Pleated Fan (probably England)

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1725–40 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is paper leaf with hand-colored etching, pierced and painted ivory sticks, rivet set with faceted stone. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Emily H. Chauncey. It is credited Bequest of Emily H. Chauncey.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 28.5 x 47.5 cm (11 1/4 x 18 11/16 in.) H x W (closed): 28.5 x 25 cm (11 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Pleated Fan (probably England); paper leaf with hand-colored etching, pierced and painted ivory sticks, rivet set with faceted stone; H x W (open): 28.5 x 47.5 cm (11 1/4 x 18 11/16 in.) H x W (closed): 28.5 x 25 cm (11 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.); Bequest of Emily H. Chauncey; 1959-156-4-a

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