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Pleated Fan

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated mid- 18th–mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is linen bobbin lace leaf, carved and painted ivory sticks, rivet set with faceted glass, gilt metal bail. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Cole Porter.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 33 × 50.2 cm (13 × 19 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Pleated Fan; linen bobbin lace leaf, carved and painted ivory sticks, rivet set with faceted glass, gilt metal bail; H x W (open): 33 × 50.2 cm (13 × 19 3/4 in.); 1955-46-3

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18404651/ |title=Pleated Fan |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=3 December 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>