Fan and fan box

French (Paris)
1870s


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

34.61 cm (13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.407

Medium or Technique

Painted lace leaf

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Lace leaf with ivory silk cartouche painted in shades of pink, white, and taupe gouache. Design of two women and blindfolded cupid on blossoming tree branches. 16 pierced and gilded mother-of-pearl sticks; brass button at rivet with brass ring. Condition: Good

Provenance

Maison Ernest Kees

Credit Line

Gift of Jane P. Guild