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Object Name: Fan with box
Date: 1890-1920
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Medium: Tortoise shell, linen, metal, metal sequins, cardboard
Dimensions: Overall (fan, closed): 3 3/4 × 1 1/2 × 1 1/4 in. (9.5 × 3.8 × 3.2 cm) Container (box): 1 1/2 × 5 1/8 × 1 1/2 in. (3.8 × 13 × 3.8 cm)
Place made: Europe, France, Paris
Description: Opera fan with shaped tortoise shell guards and sticks with metal piqué; black linen(?) leaf with applied metal sequins and sections cut out to reveal fine net backing; in rectangular white cardboard box with gold edging.
Object Number: INV.12683ab
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Marks: printed label: affixed inside lid of box: "FAUCON / EVENTAILS / 38, Avenue de l'Opéra / Tél Central, 35-57"