Bobbin lace fan

French
mid-18th century


Dimensions

50 cm (19 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .50 opened.

Accession Number

89.226

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chantilly. Fan. Black lace mounted on white satin and with mother-of-pearl. The design consists of a cortouche in which is a pond with two distant hills and water plants. The rest of the space is covered with festoons of flowers, etc.

Credit Line

Turner Sargent Collection—Bequest of Mrs. Turner Sargent (Amelia J. Holmes)