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Gift of Miss Amy Edwards
Fans in Fashion, Legion of Honor, 5/23/81 - 8/30/81
On the leaf of the mass-produced Singer fan, an abstract form of the machine's sewing arm embraces three groups of hand-painted flowers. Sitcks and guards are stamped. The fan was given away at the Panama Pacific Exposition of 1915 in San Francisco. Japanese export. Source: Bennett, Anna G. "Fans in Fashion." Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1981, p. 108.