Fan

1883–85


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Guard: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.) Max. open: 55 cm (21 5/8 in.) arc: 160°

Accession Number

1976.263

Medium or Technique

Skin leaf painted in gouache; carved, painted and varnished mother-of-pearl sticks

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Double skin leaf. Obverse: design of three woodland scenes, man talking to woman spinning, left; two walking women under parasol, center; man watching woman fish, right; with gilt stylized border. Reverse: empty gilt oval frame in woodland setting. Fourteen mother-of-pearl sticks, blades and guards with painted pastoral scenes. Signed “A. Deluc”

Signed

A. Deluc

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection