Fan with printed and hand-painted vellum [? paper QB] leaf

English
about 1760–70


Object Place: England

Dimensions

53 cm (20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.295

Medium or Technique

Vellum; printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Obverse: pastoral scene of shepherds and sheep, women with baskets by stream, house rear left, village rear right. Reverse: simple painted vignette with three trees. Narrow gilt band at top. Carved and pierced ivory sticks; stylized floral motif on guards. Mother-of-pearl rings on rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection