Ivory fan

Dutch
18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: length - 11" / spread - 20"

Accession Number

01.6694

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Twenty pieced, carved and gilded ivory sticks. Traces of coloring. One guard and one blade broken. Face of leaf paper, painted with landscape and group of six figures on a terrace. Reverse of leaf-kid painted with landscape and group of six figures on a terrace. Reverse of leaf–kid painted with landscape. Used by Mrs. Gardner Brewer when young. Gilt swivel. Guards have mother of pearl strips set in ends.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection