Case for a pleated fan

  • Year: early 20th century
  • Location: possibly France or United States

Case for a pleated fan (pictured here). The fan features gold net leaf heavily embroidered with variously shaped gold spangles spanning carved, pierced and gilded bone sticks showing scrolls and flowers, as well as a mother-of-pearl washer and gilt metal ball.

Case for a pleated fan is available in the public domain via Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication .

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection | Source: Smithsonian Institution

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