Fan

French
1880–90


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5cm (11 5/8in.) Other (open maximum): 55cm (21 5/8in.)

Accession Number

1979.260

Medium or Technique

Painted silk gauze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with painted off-white silk gauze leaf: pastoral scene of seated woman center, man with flower basket right, woman with flowers gathered in skirt left, signed “S. Luc.”; machinemade trim at top and bottom. Carved ivory sticks with gilded and silvered floral motifs and steel pique work. Ivory ring and buttons on rivet. Condition: broken blade.

Credit Line

Gift of Kojiro Tomita