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Ivory fan

American
19th century


Dimensions

30.6 x 53.4 x 2.8 cm (12 1/16 x 21 x 1 1/8 in.)fan open

Accession Number

01.6696

Medium or Technique

Leather, ivory, pigment, gold foil, metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fourteen plain ivory blades. Richly carved guards. Double kid leaf–woman surrounded by cupids. Reverse, cupids in chariot drawn by butterflies. Designed and painted for Mrs. Croft by Katie Hager. Metal swivel.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection