Fan

American
about 1885–1910
Painted by George Keiswetter (American (born in Germany), worked mid-19th century), For Allen Fan Company (American, 1885–1910)


Object Place: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

37.5 x 38 x 3.2 cm (14 3/4 x 14 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.) fan open

Accession Number

1976.363

Medium or Technique

Silk crepe, wood, paint, brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with painted white silk crepe leaf. Butterflies and bees on branches, silvered details, painted by George Keiswetter. White painted wood sticks. Brass ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection