Lace fan

French
about 1850–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Guard: 33 cm (13 in.); maximum open: 63 cm (24 13/16 in.); arc: 175°

Accession Number

1977.166

Medium or Technique

Lace leaf; tortoiseshell sticks, pierced ribs; tortoiseshell

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Leaf of Chantilly lace. Chinoiserie design of peacock and urn on stairs, trees to sides, roofed structure to left; stylized vegetative border. Tortoiseshell sticks, blades pierced above shoulders. Brown painted buttons on rivet, tortoiseshell ring.

Provenance

Gift of Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection