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Cockade Fan (possibly France)

This is a Cockade fan. It is dated ca. 1850 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is brocaded silk leaves, pierced bone handle and sticks, metal rivet with mother-of-pearl washer. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Lea S. Luquer. It is credited Gift of Lea S. Luquer.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (open): 45.7 x 38.1 cm (18 x 15 in.)

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Cockade Fan (possibly France); brocaded silk leaves, pierced bone handle and sticks, metal rivet with mother-of-pearl washer; H x diam. (open): 45.7 x 38.1 cm (18 x 15 in.); Gift of Lea S. Luquer; 1958-148-2

We have 1 video that features Cockade Fan (possibly France).

Collections in Motion: Cockade Fan

Demonstration of a cockade fan from the Cooper Hewitt Museum collection, shown opening and closing. The word "cockade" in this sense refers to the fact that the fan opens to a full circle.

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