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Pleated Fan (France), 1750–1780

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1750–1780 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is linen leaf painted with gouache and embroidered with metallic yarns in chain stitch and sequins; carved, incised and pierced ivory sticks with applied metallic foil. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26 x 47 cm (10 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

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Pleated Fan (France), 1750–1780; linen leaf painted with gouache and embroidered with metallic yarns in chain stitch and sequins; carved, incised and pierced ivory sticks with applied metallic foil; H x W: 26 x 47 cm (10 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.); Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-6-117

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