Fan

French or German
late 18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length 10 1/2" Spread 19 1/2"

Accession Number

19.136

Medium or Technique

Silk, paper and ivory

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Personal accessories

Fourteen thin, pierced blades of ivory. Guards carved. Face of paper leaf painted with landscape and groups of figures. On reverse, a painted tree and fence. White silk ribbon. Gilt paper border around leaf. Upper half of guards show gilding under piercing.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Sarah C. Bradlee