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Cockade Fan (possibly France), ca. 1850

This is a Cockade fan. It is dated ca. 1850 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is brocaded silk leaves, pierced bone handle and sticks, metal rivet with mother-of-pearl washer. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Lea S. Luquer and catalogued by Alice S. Erskine and Elizabeth K. Leonard. It is credited Gift of Lea S. Luquer.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (open): 45.7 x 38.1 cm (18 x 15 in.)

Cite this object as

Cockade Fan (possibly France), ca. 1850. brocaded silk leaves, pierced bone handle and sticks, metal rivet with mother-of-pearl washer. Gift of Lea S. Luquer. 1958-148-2.

We have 1 video that features Cockade Fan (possibly France), ca. 1850.

Collections in Motion: Cockade Fan

Demonstration of a cockade fan from the Cooper Hewitt Museum collection, shown opening and closing. The word "cockade" in this sense refers to the fact that the fan opens to a full circle.

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