Fan

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


Object Place: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

38.2 x 65.2 x 3.5 cm (15 1/16 x 25 11/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.371

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fan with silk leaf. Obverse: birds and vegetation painted on deep purple satin. Reverse: iridescent brown/purple. Black silk binding. Polished wood sticks. Brass ring and buttons on rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection