Fan

American (Massachusetts, Braintree)
1880–90
Possibly by Allen Fan Company (American, 1885–1910)


Object Place: Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

37.2 x 63 x 3.5 cm (14 5/8 x 24 13/16 x 1 3/8 in.) open

Accession Number

1976.379

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk embroidery, wood, and metal

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with plum silk satin leaf embroidered with roses in gold and peach yarns; reverse: black silk; black tape binding. Carved and pierced ebony sticks. Gray tassel depends from black enameled steel ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection