Fan

American (Weymouth Landing, Mass.)
about 1878–85
George Keiswetter (American (born in Germany), worked mid-19th century)


Object Place: Weymouth Landing, Massachussetts, USA

Dimensions

34 x 52 x 3 cm (13 3/8 x 20 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.505

Medium or Technique

Feathers, celluloid, pigment, metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Feather fan. Figures from Kate Greenaway’s “Under the Window” (1878), painted by George Keiswetter, inscribed “copy.” Dyed black feathers mounted on Neopolitan shell (horn dyed to resemble tortoise-shell) sticks, maroon silk connecting ribbon. Neopolitan shell ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection