Fan

English
about 1790–early 19th century


Object Place: England

Accession Number

1976.308

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with stipple engraved and painted paper leaf. Center medallion brown engraved scene of two men and horse standing beside kneeling woman under tree, signed “…Published by W. Sanders E(?)…” (obscured by sequins), border embroidered with steel sequins; painted decorative scrolling design with embroidered steel sequins to top sides against rose background; narrow silvered band edging. Bone sticks. Mother-of-pearl rings on rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection