Fan

American
about 1899
Painted by George Keiswetter (American (born in Germany), worked mid-19th century), For Allen Fan Company (American, 1885–1910)


Object Place: Braintree, Massachusettes, United States

Dimensions

35.2 x 58 x 3 cm (13 7/8 x 22 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.) fan open

Accession Number

1976.367

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, cotton gauze, pigment, wood, brass, bone, paper, cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with painted leaf, lower half red silk satin, upper half white cotton tarlatan. Three bluebirds, fence, trees and balloon, painted by George Keiswetter. Stripe grained hornbeam sticks gilt embossed. Ivory rings on rivet. Steel ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection