Fan with engraved and painted white silk leaf

English, or French for the English market
late 18th century


Object Place: England, or France for the English market

Dimensions

52 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1976.304

Medium or Technique

Silk; Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Center stipple engraved medallion of three children and sheep in pastoral setting, two Classical medallions to sides flanked by four Wedgwood style cameos, embroidered borders of brass sequins and gilt-silver chain; floral swags and gilt decorative details, green and purple decorative border, narrow gilt band at top. Pierced ivory sticks with gilt-silver details, green and red foil backing on guards. Diamond paste studs in rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection