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Folding fan (detail)

Mid-19th century

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

The leaf of this fan depicts a pseudo-medieval feasting scene, flanked by figures of knights in chain mail set within Gothic medallions.

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  • Title: Folding fan (detail)
  • Date Created: Mid-19th century
  • Location Created: Europe
  • Physical Dimensions: 10 5/8 x 20 ½ inches (open)
  • Provenance: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Bequest of Miss Adele Kneeland through Mrs. Philip A. Means, her niece, 1938.574
  • Type: Personal Gear
  • Original Source: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Bequest of Miss Adele Kneeland through Mrs. Philip A. Means, her niece, 1938.574
  • Medium: Hand-painted lithograph and ivory

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