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Painted fan

French
1775


Object Place: France

Dimensions

29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.219

Medium or Technique

Paper; painted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Paper leaf. Obverse: gouache painted Oriental design of figures to either side of table with parrots above against dark brown background; decorative floral border on purple background at top. Reverse: painted flowers center, two small parrots to sides, butterfly right, blue and orange garland border on white background. Colors similar to those found on wallpaper (dominoterie) fans. Carved ivory sticks, floral design on guardsticks.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection