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Ivory Fan

1800–1820

Ivory, silver inlay, silk, sequins, silk cord and tassel

Open: 8 1/2 × 15in. (21.59 × 38.1 cm)
other (Folded): 1 1/8 × 8 1/2in.(2.858 × 21.59 cm)
Gift of Doris Bry
2005.134.1
Geography: 
Made in China
Retailed in United States
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Inherited by donor from grandmother in 1975.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 211.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.