Ivory fan

French
Late 18th century
Decorated by Martin Brothers (French)


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .22 L. .305 spread

Accession Number

21.1264

Medium or Technique

Painted ivory

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Personal accessories

Painted on one side with pastoral scene, on other with ruined landscape. Colors red, green and gold, varnished to give a Chinese effect. Ends of outside sticks are pearl; rivet has a brilliant in each end. Black ribbon on edge painted with medallions.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry Forbes Bigelow