Fan with engraved and painted light blue vellum leaf

English or possibly French
late 18th century


Object Place: England or France (possibly)

Dimensions

43 cm (16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.297

Medium or Technique

Vellum; engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Stipple engraved medallion of woman with locket and woman with parasol, man behind tree right, signed “Baisons” (?), painted decorative border; painted and silvered floral swags and medallions, and appliqued brass and sequins (mostly missing) to sides; decorative border top and sides, narrow silver band at top. Ivory sticks; obverse guard backed by brass plaque repair at shoulder.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection