Fan

French
about 1875–85


Object Place: France

Dimensions

28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

1976.531

Medium or Technique

Chantilly lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with Chantilly lace leaf, white gauze backing with machine-made black trim at borders. Design of Cupid bound to tree flanked by two women in pastoral setting; stylized decorative borders. Neopolitan shell blades above shoulders and guards, monogram “R K” surmounted by coronet on obverse guard; black painted pierced ivory blades above shoulders.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection