Fan

Swiss or French
About 1830–50


Object Place: Switzerland or France

Accession Number

1976.336

Medium or Technique

Vellum; painted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan wit lithographed and painted vellum leaf. Obverse: pastoral scene of lithographed man, woman and child in Swiss costume against painted background, gilt and painted floral borders. Reverse: pastoral scene of lithographed girl and two women in French costumes against painted background, gilt and painted floral borders. Black lacquered wood sticks with gilt and painted decorative motifs and ivory bases. Green jewel studs in rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection