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Cockade fan

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Cockade "cigar" fan. Lavendar glazed cambric leaf with painted floral design. Green paper on cardboard case. Green cotton strings for opening and closing. These fans often sold as souvenirs at fairs or patriotic celebrations.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

American, after 1875

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

43 x 21 x 1.7 cm (16 15/16 x 8 1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.359

Medium or Technique

Paper, cotton cambric, pigment, cotton string

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes