Pleated fan

  • Year: mid-19th century
  • Location: Switzerland or France

Pleated fan. Gilded paper leaf with hand-colored lithograph. Obverse: rustic fisherpeople against a landscape with water, and scrolling gold borders. Sticks are sandalwood with pierced designs and inlaid steel discs. Brass ball with silk and metal thread tassel.

Pleated fan is available in the public domain via Creative Commons No Copyright .

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

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