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Subject:black silk hand fan
Posted By: david Tue, Feb 20, 2018 IP: 2607:fea8:1d5f:f819:

Hello, Can someone please give me a date on this large gorgeous 24" wide gilt lacquer gold threaded black silk fan? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! David.

Subject:Re: black silk hand fan
Posted By: Kartini Mon, Apr 23, 2018

Hello David,

Your lovely fan is a late 19th century European mourning fan.
At that time European art was influenced by Asian art, which is why it is reminiscent of Asian fans.

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