Fan

about 1800


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Guard: 28 cm (11 in.); maximum open: 48 cm (18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.246

Medium or Technique

Paper leaf, painted; carved bone sticks

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wallpaper (dominiotier) fan. Obverse: center pastoral scene of man in blue and woman in red against orange ground, blue sky surrounded by polychrome flowers and black, blue and gold decorative bands against gray background. Reverse: two crossing trees and background in green on white. Fourteen carved bone sticks.

Provenance

Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection