Object Place: USA
28.5 x 48.5 x 3 cm (11 1/4 x 19 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.) fan open
Medium or Technique
Silk, metallic pigment, wood, steel
Not On View
Fan with stiff tan silk leaf. Gilt crescent moon with face and stars. Polished wood gaurds form case when closed. Steel hinge and ring, catch at top. Hinge inscribed “Pat. Aug.4.85.”
Patent filed by W. Hoefle, New York, March 12, 1885, No. 323, 811.