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Object Name: Fan
Date: 1870-1900
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Medium: Tortoise shell, silk, gold, sequins
Dimensions: closed: 18 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 45.7 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm ) open: 20 x 18 x 1 in. ( 50.8 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm )
Description: Fan with carved tortoise shell guards with gold inlay, and palmette-shaped black silk chiffon leaf with gold sequins applied in vertical stripes and along upper and lower edges.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Ann Wickes Brewer
Object Number: 1970.32d
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This fan was formerly in the collection of Mrs. Forsyth Wickes.