Fan

French
18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: length--8" spread--15"

Accession Number

01.6686

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Twenty-eight ivory sticks, mother of pearl applied to guards, decorated in Vernis Martin style. “Eventail brisé”. Landscape with seven figures painted on face. On reverse, landscape and two figures. Silk ribbon connecting sticks is broken and the finish is wearing off the sticks.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection