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Indian fixed fan with loop handle, decorated with Hindu deities

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An image of Fans. Fixed fan with loop handle, decorated with Hindu deities. Production Place: Probably Southern India. 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 cm, width, whole, 44.6 cm, after 1801 to before 1900. Messel-Rosse Collection.

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Fans. Fixed fan with loop handle, decorated with Hindu deities. Production Place: Probably Southern India. 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 cm, width, whole, 44.6 cm, after 1801 to before 1900. Messel-Rosse Collection.

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  • Accession Number: O.16-1985
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library
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  • Image width: 1024 pixels
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19th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC cotton deities deity fan fans Fitz_AA fixed fan fringed fringing gilded gilding gilt gods handle handled hindi hindu hinduism Indian mica moulded mouldings religion religious silk silks textile weaving woven

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