Fan

Probably French or English
about 1800


Object Place: France or England (probably)

Dimensions

16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1302

Medium or Technique

Steel, embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with cut steel and gilded textured paper decoration embroidered with black thread on white net leaf. Gilt paper binding. Ivory sticks with inset steel dots; steel plate with cut-out dots backed with gilded textured paper on guards. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet. Condition: reverse guard broken, some dots missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection