Publisher Sudlow's Fan Warehouse (English)
Object Place: England
Guard: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.); maximum open: 43 cm (16 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Paper leaf, stippled engraved paperleaf; wood sticks
Not On View
Commemorative fan of marriage of Prince of Wales (later George IV) and Princess Caroline. Humorous vignettes, riddles, congratulatory verses in overlapping compartments. Prince and Princess center with Prince’s three feathers above ribbon inscribed “ICH DIEN” (I serve), Princess signing wedding register right; narrow silver band at top. Eighteen blonde wood sticks.
Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.