Fan

American
about 1880
Painted by George Keiswetter (American (born in Germany), worked mid-19th century), For Allen Fan Company (American, 1885–1910)


Object Place: Weymouth Landing, Massachusettes, United States

Dimensions

34.5 x 61 x 3.2 cm (13 9/16 x 24 x 1 1/4 in.) fan open

Accession Number

1976.366

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze, mother-of-pearl, pigment, silk trim, copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with painted white silk guaze leaf. Swallows, sparrows and bees with Queen Anne’s lace and white phlox, painted by George Keiswetter. Abalone mother-of-pearl sticks with gilt-silver, gilt and silvered stylized floral design. Brass ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection