Fan

French
about 1880–90


Object Place: France

Dimensions

30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2104

Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with painted white silk gauze leaf; machine-made trim at top and bottom. Scene of Cinderella trying on slipper, three women behind, Prince and other man left, decorative border, signed “Zaborowska.” Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet. White silk tassel with gilt-silver and white silver cord depends from brass ring. Condition: leaf separated from some sticks; some broken blades.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection