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fan case
  • China
    active: China
  • fan case, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, embroidering, glass beads, gold-wrapped thread, satin
  • Paper Type: couching
  • Length/Width/Depth: 31.8 x 5.7 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 12 1/2 x 2 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1189

Fan case with embroidery and decoration of applied glass beads and plaited strap. It is decorated with gold and blue scrolling vines on off-white satin ground.