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Painted fan

French
1770


Object Place: France

Dimensions

29.5 cm (11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.216

Medium or Technique

Paper, ivory, garnet; painted paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pale brown paper leaf. Obverse: six overlapping pastoral vignettes primarily in shades of blue in varying shapes, gilt borders; gilt floral motifs surround; narrow gilt edging. Reverse: center pastoral vignette, narrow gilt band at top. Carved and pierced ivory sticks in chinoiserie motif with man on guard. Garnet studs in rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection