Fan

American
1860–75


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

24 x 39.5 x 2.8 cm (9 7/16 x 15 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.) fan open

Accession Number

64.679

Medium or Technique

Silk with gilt metal sequins, gilded wood, brass, mother-of-pearl, and silk cord and tassel

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Carved, gilded wooden sticks, plant-like motifs. Top of fan is ecru silk. Embroidered with gilt sequins. Ecru tassel hangs from handle. Condition good.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik