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  • Pleated Fan, 1820–1830

    Double paper leaf with gilded hand-colored etching.Obverse: scene of three women with a lyre. Possibly an operatic scene. Reverse: plain paper with small gold ornamentation. Carved bone sticks with metallic…

  • Pleated Fan, 19th century

    Folding fan with a leaf of white bobbin lace with swirling floral patterns. Sticks of plain mother-of-pearl, with a wide white silk ribbon.

  • Pleated Fan (France), mid-19th century

    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.…

  • Pleated Fan, late 19th century

    Pleated fan. Metallic net leaf backed with black chiffon. Obverse: decorated with bands and diamonds of black sequins and paillettes sewn on taffeta as well as metal net. Carved sandalwood…

  • Pleated Fan, ca. 1875

    Pleated fan with needle lace leaf showing royal procession, lined with net. Ivory sticks. Guards have raised bumps in imitation of bamboo.

  • Pleated Fan (USA), ca. 1895

    Pleated folding fan with a black silk gauze leaf, painted with Cupid in a heart-shaped framework at center, surrounded by figures in costumes from various periods and locations. Black carved…

  • Pleated Fan, ca. 1905

    Pleated fan. Leaf of black mousseline de soie; obverse applied with scalloped band of same material; decorated with steel sequins of varying shapes arranged in flower shapes, swags and lines.…

  • Pleated Fan, 1800–1810

    Pleated fan. Leaf of painted paper backed with parchment. Obverse: an allegorical scene depicting a hero returning from war. Reverse: foliage sprays in gilt. Sticks of carved and pierced ivory,…

  • Pleated Fan, ca. 1815

    Pleated fan. Leaf is a single layer of white net, obverse appliquéd with gilt spangles and mirror-like steel in varied shapes. Guards and sticks of amber colored horn, pierced and…

  • Pleated Fan, 18th century

    Pleated fan. Parchment leaf painted in gouache. Obverse: a classical Roman scene set in the Roman forum. In the foreground, a man (Marcus) points out a maiden (Virginia), accompanied by…

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