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Measurements
blade length 37cm
Place of Origin
Unknown origin
Historical Period/Date
19th Century (1870-1999 Late)
Registration Number
1989-062
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Surface Stitchery,
Objects
Costume Accessories - Women,Fans,

Physical Description

An embroidered fan of red and navy blue silk. The fan is embroidered along the join of the two fabrics with a band of flowers in silk embroidery in detached chain in shaded pink and pale blue. The leaves and foliage are in chain and feather stitch in shaded brown and cream. The end blades have an embossed scroll pattern stamped in gold.

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