Fan

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 20.2cm (7 15/16in.)

Accession Number

47.1521

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, with sequins, wood sticks, and silk tassel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small fan of light blue satin leaves with scalloped edges ornamented with cut steel sequins and quatrefoils, mounted on stamped and carved light wooden sticks; blue silk and cut steel tassel at bottom. Worn with 46.1018.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marion C. Tripp