Fan

American
after 1885


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

28.5 x 48.5 x 3 cm (11 1/4 x 19 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.) fan open

Accession Number

1976.381

Medium or Technique

Silk, metallic pigment, wood, steel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with stiff tan silk leaf. Gilt crescent moon with face and stars. Polished wood gaurds form case when closed. Steel hinge and ring, catch at top. Hinge inscribed “Pat. Aug.4.85.”

Provenance

Patent filed by W. Hoefle, New York, March 12, 1885, No. 323, 811.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection