This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color darkslategrey blanchedalmond tan grey dimgrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1997

  • We acquired this object.

2014

2020

  • You found it!

Pleated Fan (possibly USA), 1850–70

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1850–70 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is silk leaf embroidered with silk and appliquéd with machine made lace, drilled and pierced bone sticks, mother-of-pearl washer, metal bail. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Eleanor G. Hewitt and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 26 × 44.8 cm (10 1/4 × 17 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan (possibly USA), 1850–70; silk leaf embroidered with silk and appliquéd with machine made lace, drilled and pierced bone sticks, mother-of-pearl washer, metal bail; H x W (open): 26 × 44.8 cm (10 1/4 × 17 5/8 in.); Museum purchase from Eleanor G. Hewitt and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds; 1997-155-2

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18668221/ |title=Pleated Fan (possibly USA), 1850–70 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=27 February 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>