Object Place: Germany
Guard: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.); maximum open: 33 cm (13 in.); arc: 165°
Medium or Technique
Ivory blades, guards, chain and attachment; silk
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Carved ivory fan entirely made up of nineteen closely spaced blades. Guards carved in high relief of sheaf of wheat, edges of blades carved to correspond when closed. White silk connecting ribbon. Ivory hook, long chain and chatelaine attachment for belt fastened to ring of fan.
Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler to the MFA, September 13, 1951.
Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler