Fan

1775–80


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Guard: 27.0 cm; Open: 52.5 cm

Accession Number

1976.348

Medium or Technique

Skin leaf painted in gouache; horn sticks with gilt-silver decoration; incised horn guards

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Double skin leaf. Center vignette of Temple of Minerva Medica; red, black and decorative borders. The Arch of Titus, left; the Temple of Saturn with the Arch of Septimus Severus in the background, right; red, blue and decorative borders. Twelve horn sticks ornamented with gilt-silver, diamond paste studs in rivet.

Provenance

Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection