Fan

1867–70
Manufactured by Edmund Soper Hunt Fan Factory (American, late 19th century)


Object Place: Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Guard: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.); maximum open: 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.); arc: 160°

Accession Number

1976.361

Medium or Technique

Silk leaf; tape; pierced wood sticks covered with gold leaf; mother-of-pearl; brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with plain black silk leaf. Black tape binding. Eighteen pierced wood sticks completely covered with gold leaf. Mother-of-pearl washers on rivet, brass ring.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection