Fan

One of 319 objects in the series: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection available on this site.

Description

Folding fan. Thin polished wood or bamboo guards lacquered a dark mahogany. The thin sticks are dyed purple. Paper leaf with hand-painted abstract design of flowers and foliage on a reddish ground. Metal bail. Reverse is unadorned. No visible labels or marks. Gift of Mrs. Arthur Kramer, Sr., from the original Dallas Musuem of Fashion collection.

Physical Description

Measurements: Guards: 21.5 cm. long x 1 cm. wide at widest point; 38.5 cm. across fully opened.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1900/1950.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 82 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Description

Folding fan. Thin polished wood or bamboo guards lacquered a dark mahogany. The thin sticks are dyed purple. Paper leaf with hand-painted abstract design of flowers and foliage on a reddish ground. Metal bail. Reverse is unadorned.

No visible labels or marks.

Gift of Mrs. Arthur Kramer, Sr., from the original Dallas Musuem of Fashion collection.

Physical Description

Measurements: Guards: 21.5 cm. long x 1 cm. wide at widest point; 38.5 cm. across fully opened.

Notes

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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Creation Date

  • 1900/1950

Start & End Dates

  • 1900 - 1950

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 16, 2011, 11:29 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Feb. 18, 2015, 10:22 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Fan, physical object, 1900/1950; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38042/: accessed February 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.