Fan

English
about 1862


Object Place: England

Dimensions

26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.435

Medium or Technique

Paper; painted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Painted and gilded paper leaf. Obverse: center scene of “His Majesty George III, with Queen Charlotte and the Royal Family” (after Zoffany, 1770), floral motifs at borders and sides. Reverse: pastoral scene of Italianate house by lake, floral motifs at borders and sides. Gilded paper binding. Carved mother-of-pearl sticks with gilded scenes of man and woman (center blades), woman on obverse guard, man on reverse gurad, floral motifs. Mother-of-pearl rings on rivet. Brass rings set with six red stones. Cf. 1976.309.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Esther Oldham