Painted fan

probably French, for Spanish market
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: France (probably)

Dimensions

52.5 cm (20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.274

Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Silk and paper leaf. Obverse: Biblical scene, Nebuchadrezzar destroying Jerusalem, Spanish inscription, on silk. reverse: pastoral scene of figures at temple, devil right, on paper. Gilt scrollwork and painted flowers to sides and borders. Mother-of-pearl sticks with gilt details, steel plaques on guards, mother-of-pearl and steel backing.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection