Fan with lithographed and painted narrow paper leaf

Spanish
about 1850–70


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

53.5 cm (21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.281

Medium or Technique

Paper; lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Obverse: man and woman in courtyard flanked by painted flowering shrubs; black and gilt decorative motifs at sides and borders. Reverse: pastoral spinning scene, gilt decorative motifs at sides and borders. Narrow gilt band at top. Black painted wood sticks. Obverse blades: lithographed pastoral scene pasted, red, gilt and silver decorative motifs with black details. Reverse blades: painted and gilt floral and decorative motifs. Lacquered and etched guards in vine design decorated with bits of mother-of-pearl. Brass ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection