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Medium:
Embroidered silk leaf, carved and gilded ivory sticks
Dimensions:
H x W: 29.8 x 49.5 cm (11 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)
Type:
costume & accessories
Pleated fan
Made in:
France or England
Date:
1840–60
Description:
Folding fan with ivory sticks carved à jour with decoration in silver and gilt. Silk leaf with small, repeated flower pattern embroidered in white, yellow, and brown on a blue ground; the reverse is plain white silk.
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel P. Avery
Accession Number:
1903-1-5
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4e7b9d626-4653-4ccb-b01b-67368e95343e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1903-1-5