Fan

Italian (Venice)
Late 19th century


Object Place: Venice, Italy

Dimensions

27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.195

Medium or Technique

Venetian point à Brides lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with Venetian point à Brides lace leaf, three point à Réseau cartouches. Blades: mother-of-pearl below shoulders decorated with gilt, silver and white painted three medallions with musical instruments, decorative floral motif surrounds; pierced ivory above shoulders. Guards: mother-of-pearl ornamented with gilt, silver and white painted musical instruments and decorative floral motif. Brass ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection