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Object Name: Fan
Date: 1900-1910
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Medium: Mother of pearl, silk, brass, metal sequins
Dimensions: closed: 7 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. ( 17.8 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm ) open: 13 x 7 x 1 in. ( 33 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm )
Place made: Europe, France
Description: Fan with mother of pearl guards and sticks with metal (brass?) inlay; beige silk leaf with color-printed scene at center--a young man and woman seated together in an Arcadian landscape--elaborately framed by applied metal (gold-colored) sequins; brass handle with mother of pearl buttons.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Marion R. Frank
Object Number: 1950.23
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Marks: printed: at bottom of scene on obverse of leaf: "E. Bayard"

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According to the accession records, this fan was purchased at B. Altman & Co. and used by the donor in New York City.