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fan

human history
  • Other Name

    [Asian] peacock feather and bone fan collected in Nauru (descriptive name)

  • Description

    Fan

    made from bone, peacock feathers, and metal. A peacock feather fan made up of 20 sticks that are plated with bone. The sticks have open work of a snowflake shape at the middle of the stick length and top of the sticks. The sticks are kept together with a metal pin that allows the sticks to pivot, also attached to the pin is a metal ring

  • Place
  • Accession Number
    1987.692
  • Accession Date
    27 Oct 1987
  • Other Id

    52560 (ethnology)

  • Department

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