Fan

probably French
late 18th century


Object Place: probably France

Dimensions

18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1010

Medium or Technique

Gilt-silver mesh, embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with brass sequins, gilt-silver mesh embroidered on white silk net leaf. Gilt paper binding. Pierced ivory sticks with gilt-silver foil decoration. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet. Condition: guards and some blades broken; net leaf disintegrated and backed with white paper.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection