Ceremonial fan from the Swat Valley
Origin: Pakistan, Swat Valley
Materials and techniques: Silk embroidery over a fabric and woven cane base with some patchwork designs, lacquered handle with pewter ornaments. Beaded decoration on edges.
Dimensions: handle: 46 cm; fan 23 cm wide and 42 cm long.
Age: Probably first half of the 20th century.
Condition: Good but the beaded decoration on the edges is mostly gone.
Stock no: T070
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