Fan

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1291

Medium or Technique

Lithograph on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with lithographed and painted paper leaf. Obverse: two musicians, two dancers, two seated onlookers; river with boats, town, hills behind; gilt scrollwork to sides, borders. Reverse: two men and four women around woman with basket of cloth, balustrade and trees behind; gilt scrollwork to sides, borders. Gilt paper binding. Carved ivory sticks with gilt-silver decoration, gilt foil backing on guards. Ivory buttons on rivet. Stylized brass ring.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection