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Pleated Fan (possibly USA)

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk leaf with applied motifs in silk and spangles, mother-of-pearl sticks with piqué, silk cord and tassel. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

  • Object ID #18391119
  • silk leaf embroidered with steel sequins, mother-of-pearl sticks with steel....
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1952-161-222-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W (open, with tassel): 53.3 × 41.9 cm (21 × 16 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (possibly USA); silk leaf with applied motifs in silk and spangles, mother-of-pearl sticks with piqué, silk cord and tassel; H x W (open, with tassel): 53.3 × 41.9 cm (21 × 16 1/2 in.); Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-6-135

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