Fan

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3cm (8in.)

Accession Number

47.1525

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, ivory sticks, mother-of-pearl button, and silk tassel

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small fan of white silk leaves with scalloped edges mounted on pierced ivory sticks; white silk and gold tassel attached to ring at bottom. Worn with 46.1015.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marion C. Tripp