Fan

French or Belgian
late 19th century


Object Place: France or Belgium

Dimensions

24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.537

Medium or Technique

Point de gaze lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with Belgian point de gaze lace leaf in floral design surrounding painted vellum pastoral vignette of woman with guitar, woman with songbook and dog. Mother-of-pearl blades below shoulders and guards encrusted with gilt-silver and silver in conventionalized motif with musical instruments; ivory blades above shoulders. Brass studs in rivet and ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection