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Fan

Museum number:
9-10958
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090010958
Alternate number:
29a (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
fan; date palm straw, bamboo; red, green, & natural color; 40 cm length; 20.5 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 fans by everyone in hot weather; held in hand, waved back & forth. made by members of low castes.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 40 centimeters and width 20.5 centimeters
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