Fan

European
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

26.03 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.122

Medium or Technique

Vellum

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Vellum, painted with opaque watercolor, applied stipple engraving, applied embossed paper and mica, ivory and wood sticks, mother of pearl and brass rivet. Painted fan with Neoclassical decoration, central cartouche of a woman painting a silhouette of her classically garbed sitter. Condition: good, vellum splitting in areas, paint worn in areas.

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy Southgate