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Object Name Brush, Fly
Catalog Number 0985.01.00012
Description Fan, or fly brush, consisting of wooden dowel handle covered with a woven straw. Fabric and feather covered heart shape on one end with remnants of peahen feathers radiating from its center.
Owned owner/user unknown
Provenance Fan, or fly brush, typical of the mid-nineteenth century, used in the home to discourage insects.