Fan

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

28.4 cm (11 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1358

Medium or Technique

Carved ivory

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Painted fan with two outside ivory sticks carved in low relief and inner ivory sticks pierced, paper leaf painted with tempera colors showing central oval medallion with lady and gentleman in Eastern costume walking in landscape with lake and mountains in background, marine scenes at sides of medallion and one small marine in center back of fan leaf, floral border design; two outer sticks much repaired.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes