Fan

American
about 1880–90
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

35 x 58.3 x 3 cm (13 3/4 x 22 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.) fan open

Accession Number

1976.365

Medium or Technique

Silk, ivory, pigment, brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with painted white silk satin leaf. Roses, apple bolssoms and bird, painted by George Keiswetter. Imitation ivory sticks. Design covers leaf and blades. Brass ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection