Alphabet fan

French
about 1840


Object Place: France

Dimensions

27 cm (10 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 16.5 cm x 27.0 cm

Accession Number

1976.253

Medium or Technique

Paper; and wood sticks

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Paper leaf: design of parade (right to left), man with baton followed by man with whip leading goat-drawn carriage with man with branch and woman with fan and branch followed by man with sickle leading goat; alphabet across top, numbers across bottom; printed in black, hand-colored in orange on green background, orange border at top. Dark polished wood sticks.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection