Fan

probably English or French
1800–25


Object Place: England or France (probably)

Dimensions

21.7 cm (8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2099

Medium or Technique

Embroidered paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with cut steel, brass and gilded paper decoration embroidered with white silk thread on white silk obverse leaf with openings revealing glit-silver center leaf; gold silk gauze reverse leaf. Beize trim across top. Carved horn sticks with gold painted details and cut steel piqué work. Diamond paste studs in rivet. Condition: obverse guard broken.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection