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Pleated Fan (Italy), 1730–40

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1730–40 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is painted paper leaf, carved ivory sticks with inlaid metal pins and mother-of-pearl. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Studied Flirtation.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 27 x 45 cm (10 5/8 x 17 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (Italy), 1730–40; painted paper leaf, carved ivory sticks with inlaid metal pins and mother-of-pearl; H x W: 27 x 45 cm (10 5/8 x 17 11/16 in.); Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-6-125

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