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Object Name Fan, Hand
Catalog Number 0985.02.00048
Description The fan consists of a straw circle covered in black taffeta with a concentric circle of straw braid applied at the outer edge. The fan has no handle.
Dimensions H-8.2 W-8.2 Dia-8.25 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Provenance This handmade fan was used during the war. Possibly a mourning fan (due to presence of black fabric).
Search Terms ersatz
Subjects women
Fans (Accessories)
Mourning clothing & dress (tentative)
Mourning (tentative)