Folding Fans from the Cooper-Hewitt Collection

February 3, 1987 – May 31, 1987

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

1st Floor, Decorative Arts Gallery

On view are over 60 folding fans and fan leaves of Europe and America, dating from the 17th century to the present. The exhibition illustrates typical subjects shown on fans, special use of fans, and artistic styles seen on fans.