Fan

European
mid-19th century


Dimensions

32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.960

Medium or Technique

Silk; Moiré

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pieces of white silk moiré with scalloped edges, joined together with thread tacks. The moiré sections have white feathers glued to the top edge and are painted with bird, scroll and flower designs in silver. Carved ivory sticks with some silver accents. Silk tassel attached to handle. Feathers missing on four of the sections.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Donald Scott