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Fan

Museum number:
9-10960
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090010960
Alternate number:
75 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
fan; date palm straw, wooden handle (painted); 38 cm length; 19.5 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:
October 1969
Materials:
Palm and Wood (plant material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
used as fan by everyone in hot weather; held in hand, rotated;
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 38 centimeters and width 19 centimeters
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