Fan

French
1750s


Object Place: France

Dimensions

maximum open: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6688

Medium or Technique

Paper leaf painted in gouache; pierced and painted ivory sticks

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Double paper leaf. Six young people enjoying innocent country pleasures (one is flying a kite). Sixteen narrow, pierced and painted ivory sticks.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, July 1, 1901.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection