Fan

about 1760


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Guard: 28.5 cm (11 1/4 in.); maximum open: 52 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1976.345

Medium or Technique

Skin leaf painted in gouache; lacquered wood sticks with gilt decoration; bone thumbpieces

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

“Stipple” painted skin leaf. Obverse: Trevi Fountain, groups of figures to sides. Reverse: pastoral vignette of architectural ruin. Narrow gilt band edging. Black lacquered wood sticks with gilt decoration, bone thumbpieces. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection