Fan

French
late 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

31 cm (12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.532

Medium or Technique

Chantilly lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with Chantilly lace leaf, stiff white gauze backing. Design of three cartouches with large floral sprays, stylized decorative border. Carved albolone mother-of-pearl blades below shoulders and guards encrusted with gilt in conventionalized decorative motif; ivory blades above shoulders. Diamond paste studs in rivet. Brass ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection