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Plant material, wood, and cotton

17 1/16 in. x 6 15/16 in. x 5/8 in. (43.3 cm x 17.7 cm x 1.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 70.E1.62
Other Number(s): 24242 (The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Number)
Geography: Asia
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Personal Gear
Culture/Nationality: Nubian or Abyssinian
Collection: William S. Vaux Collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

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This object has the following keywords:
  • fans - Hand-held implements used to produce a current of air or that serve as purely decorative accessories; may be rigid or collapsible.
  • Near Eastern - Refers to the culture that developed in antiquity in the vast geographical area extending from Turkey in the west to Iran in the East.
  • plant material

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • African Art in the Greater Philadelphia Area The Community College of Philadelphia with a Grant from the William Penn Foundation , Nov 12, 1999 – Dec 17, 1999

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