Ivory fan

American
19th century


Dimensions

27.2 x 51 x 2.7 cm (10 11/16 x 20 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.) fan open

Accession Number

01.6695

Medium or Technique

Leather with pigment, ivory, gold foil, metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fifteen carved ivory sticks. White kid leaf painted by Beck. Girl catching birds–reverse, cherub with scroll.

Provenance

Given to Mrs. Croft by her aunt Miss Susan Weld.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection