Paper fan

English (London)
about 1734


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

133.35 x 70.61 cm (52 1/2 x 27 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.565

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Unmounted double paper fan leaf, commemorrating marriage of Princess Anne and Prince of Orange. (1734). Green painted scene: “The Orange Fan, With an Ode Set to Music Tune Let’s be Jolly Fill our Glasses” heading and four verses, upper border; eight verses, lower border; large orange tree in fruit, left, rosebush in flower, right, dove with love letter, center. Same scene on reverse. Published by M. Gamble, St. Martin’s Court, London. (Schreiber E6)

Credit Line

Oldham Collection