Fan

French
Late 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

33.6 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.192

Medium or Technique

Chantilly lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with Chantilly lace leaf, white gauze backing with machine-made black trim at borders. Vegetative design. Tortoiseshell sticks, studs on rivet and ring; blades pierced above shoulders; gilt-silver monogram decorated with rose or “old mine” diamonds on obverse guard. Brown silk covered box with gilt paper trim inscribed “Tiffany and Cie., 36bis Avenue de L’Opéra, Paris” inside top.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection