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Fixed fan with loop handle, decorated with Hindu deities. Mica, painted white with applied gilt and silver 'jewels', mounted in cane; the handle is moulded and gilt and bound in red cotton; silk fringe in white, red, green, yellow and blue.
Probably Southern India
India (maker) (country)
Indian (maker) (nationality)
Mica, painted white with applied gilt and silver 'jewels', mounted in cane; the handle is moulded and gilt and bound in red cotton; silk fringe in white, red, green, yellow and blue.
height: (whole): 38.1
after 1801 to 1900
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
Ensuite with O.17-1985
O.16-1985 (Applied Arts)