Fan

French
about 1875


Object Place: France

Dimensions

31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.530

Medium or Technique

Chantilly lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Collages

Fan with black Chantilly lace leaf backed by white guaze with appliquéd black Chantilly design (reverse). Obverse: stylized floral and decorative design. Reverse: black Chantilly lace ars: tree with crescents left and rooster with ermine and crescents right on elaborate medallion inscribed “ASPICIENDO CRESCIT” and surmounted by coronet; appliquéd on white guaze. Neopolitan shell sticks, blades “M G” and coronet mounted at head of obverse guard. Diamond paste studs in rivet. Neopolitan shell ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection