Fan

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1906  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
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Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1906
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
1906  
Note:

Described in records as a mourning fan, with anecdotal evidence that they were provided to attendees at summer funerals in southern states to provide relief from the heat.

Physical Description:

Folding style fan of wood and paper. The shaped wooden sticks and guards are painted/stained black, and the paper leaf is black. Shaped metal "U"-shaped bail ring at bottom for suspension.

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Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.644.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38036
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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