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1955

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Pleated Fan (France or Northern Europe), 1840s

This is a Pleated fan. It is dated 1840s and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is hand-colored printed paper and parchment leaf, pierced and incised mother-of-pearl sticks with applied metallic foil, gilt metal bail. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mabel Choate.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 29.2 x 49.5 cm (11 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)

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Pleated Fan (France or Northern Europe), 1840s; hand-colored printed paper and parchment leaf, pierced and incised mother-of-pearl sticks with applied metallic foil, gilt metal bail; H x W (open): 29.2 x 49.5 cm (11 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.); 1955-69-1

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18404801/ |title=Pleated Fan (France or Northern Europe), 1840s |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=20 August 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>