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Painted fan

French
about 1760–70


Object Place: France

Dimensions

53 cm (20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.244

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Paper leaf: obverse design of three pastoral scenes, man with jug and woman with rake left, seated man with staff receiving woman with pitcher center, seated goatherd playing bagpipes for seated woman right, on green background of “handpainted” lace and branches of fruit and flowers; reverse: simple painted spray of flowers and fruit on white. Carved and pierced ivory sticks in floral design.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection