Fan with gouache painted paper leaf

Dutch
About 1760–70


Dimensions

47.5 cm (18 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.325

Medium or Technique

Paper leaf, ivory; painted, carved, gouache

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Primarily in blue and pink tones. Obverse: pastoral scene among architectural ruins, woman with staff left, couple under tree center, man with next and woman with basket right; painted “lace”, ribbon and floral borders. Reverse: simple scene of three shrubs, blue and pink floral border. Wavy carved ivory sticks, painted “lace”, ribbon and flowers on blades; carved and painted chinoiserie motif with red foil backing above shoulders and tortoiseshell overlaid below shoulders on guards. Mother-of-pearl rings on rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection