Fan

French
about 1870


Object Place: France

Dimensions

27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.525

Medium or Technique

Chantilly lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with black Chantilly lace leaf backed with stiff white guaze. Center band of pine and pal trees, bustard (?) birds, insects and other flora; leaf motif at borders. Red tinted abolone mother-of-pearl sticks; gilt embossed monogram “M K” center blades and decorative border blades and guards. Diamond paste studs in rivet. Condition: leaf unglued from obverse guard.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection