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Fan

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Object Number:75-28-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ngigme
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Feather
Wood
Leather
Credit Line:Gift of J. S. F. Van Hoogstraten, 1975

Description

Fan made of black feathers. The feathers are sewn on to a red, round leather patch, with oval openings. The patch, is superimposed on a silver-color sheet (possibly aluminium foil). A wooden handle is covered by a light red leather. Small piece of black leather surrounds base of the handle to which a red leather loop is attached.

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