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Antique Chinese Woman's Suede Fan Case with tassels

Antique Chinese Woman's Suede Fan Case with tassels

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 718924

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Leather products were rare and expensive during the Qing Dynasty in China. Fans were in common usage and a quality fan would have required a proper protective case. A wealthy woman could have afforded this suede fan case and would have considered it as the acceptable accessory to properly detail her finery.

The case is 9+ inches long with silk cord for drawstrings, elaborately knotted and tasseled.