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Fan

Museum number:
5-287
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21050000287
Object count:
1
Description:
Fire fan; twill plaited of split palm leaf; palm bib handle; red leather ornamentation; multicolor silk tassels
Collection place:
Egypt
Verbatim coll. place:
Africa; Egypt attrib.
Materials:
Leather, Palm leaf, and Silk
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Context of use:
Fire fan; cf. 6-20548
Department:
Cat. 5 - Africa (except the Hearst Reisner Egyptian Collection)
Dimensions:
length 52 centimeters
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