Fan

French
second half 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.2748

Medium or Technique

Tortoise shell, Chantilly lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan, black Chantilly lace with tortoise shell sticks and handle. Backed with white chiffon. Used by Mrs. John Quincy Adams [ mother of the donor] with dresses in the collection, notably 46.205. White chiffon torn and lace on side also.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert Homans