Fans at the Athenaeum
Object ID:
Balloon shaped folding fan with single fabric pleated leaf. Metallic gauze and black silk leaf is decorated with gold and copper color sequins and edged with black lace. Wood sticks are pierced and incised; wood guards are incised with a floral design. Metal loop at rivet.

Dimension Details:
Guard length: 5.75"
Leaf height: 3.25" to 5.25"
Open width: 9"
Arc (degrees when open): 120
14 sticks / 2 guards

c. 1915—1920
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
This online exhibition is made possible through a generous grant from the Fan Association of North America (FANA).
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