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Fan

Museum number:
9-10959
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090010959
Alternate number:
29b (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
fan; date palm straw, bamboo; green, red, natural color; 40.5 cm length; 24.5 cm width
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Udaipur district, Rajasthan, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Rajasthan, Udaipur district
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
July 1969
Materials:
Bamboo (material) and Palm
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
used as fan by anyone in hot weather; held in hand, waved back and forth. made by members of low castes.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
width 24.5 centimeters and length 40.5 centimeters
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