Fan, Folding

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Fan, Folding

Dimensions

  • Open: 24.1 × 43.2 × 1.9cm (9 1/2 in. × 17 in. × 3/4 in.)
  • Closed: 24.1 × 3.8 × 2.4cm (9 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 15/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Date

1910

Physical Description

Folding hand fan with paper leaf and wood sticks. Colored scene of an air show with early planes is printed on the leaf. The front is labeled 'Souvenir Café Martin, New York.' The reverse is printed in a monochrome green floral print, and labeled 'Perfumed with L'Ariette, L.T. Piver, Paris (France)'. By Geo. Blott Betheny. Made in Maquet, Paris, 1910.

Type

ART-Miscellaneous

Inventory Number

A20140424000

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