Fan

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


Object Place: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

39 x 67.5 x 3.5 cm (15 3/8 x 26 9/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.370

Medium or Technique

Silk, wood, pigment, brass, mother-of-pearl

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with painted gold silk satin leaf. Green parakeet and dragonfly with red orchid cactus, painted by George Keiswetter. Hornbeam sticks stained mahogany, carved at head and base of guards. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet. Brass ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection