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Feather fan (1)

Period:
19th Century
Description:
Screen-type of fan made of white feathers and down, with coloured feathers of orange fashioned into a floral decoration.  The fan is held on a central carved bone stick.
Materials/Media:
feathers, bone
Dimensions:
L:340mm; W:240mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.582/1964.94a
Digital Number:
SRAC053n
Creation Date:
1870s
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council