Fan

American
about 1885–1910
Painted by Grace E.A. Ford (1885), For Allen Fan Company (American, 1885–1910)


Object Place: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

36 x 64.7 x 3.6 cm (14 3/16 x 25 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.) fan open

Accession Number

1976.364

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze, wood, pigment, silk trim

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with painted white silk gauze leaf. Pansies, painted by Grace E.A. Ford (Mrs. George Keiswetter); leaf edged with machine embroidered trim. Wood sticks painted white with gilt embossed design on blades and reverse guard; carved leaf design on obverse guard with gilt and silvered details. Brass ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection