Fan

Italian or French
early 19th century


Object Place: Italy or France

Dimensions

6.1 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.544

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dance program or carnet du bal brisé fan. Five ivory blades suitable for names of dance partners, no connecting ribbon. Silver filigree guards with blue paper backing; silver mount for pencil and hook to hold fan closed on side of one guard. Small wood pencil with decorative silver head. Silver rivet. Silver chain with ring at end depends from base of fan.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection