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Fan

Museum number:
9-10957
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090010957
Alternate number:
406 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
fan; cotton cloth, wood, wire, glass beads; multicolored; 32.5 cm length; 22 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:
March 1970
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Glass (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
used by men or women as fan in warm weather; held in hand, rotated; made by women, at home.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
width 22 centimeters and length 32.5 centimeters
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