Cockade Fan, 1860s Label: drilled vulcanized rubber, silk ribbon. Gift of Mrs. Henry Woodward Haynes. 1951-106-3.
What is this?
Folding cockade fan, brisé; guards are attached to center of two outer sticks, all of which, threaded with ribbon, spread to make a round form. Sticks and guards are of black vulcanized rubber, drilled with an open design of delicate vines and flowers and a scalloped edge. One guard is stamped: "Man'f Company Lambertville Goodyear patent."
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: The Revolutions of 1848, Friday, June 04, 2004 - Sunday, January 30, 2005