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Pleated Fan And Case (France)

This is a Pleated fan and case. It is dated ca. 1740 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is parchment leaf painted with gouache, gilded and painted ivory sticks, guards inlaid with mother-of-pearl. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 29.5 × 41.9 cm (11 5/8 × 16 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan And Case (France); parchment leaf painted with gouache, gilded and painted ivory sticks, guards inlaid with mother-of-pearl; H x W (open): 29.5 × 41.9 cm (11 5/8 × 16 1/2 in.); Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-6-120-a,b

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