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Printed and hand-colored fan

French
about 1830


Object Place: France

Dimensions

45 cm (17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.250

Medium or Technique

Printed paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Paper leaf. Obverse: “Apollo and 9 Muses” printed in stipple, signed “boulard, No. 845” center; asterisks surround scene; conventionalized vegetative design to sides with man holding bells left and woman holding tambourine right; decorative and gilt border top and bottom. Reverse: pastoral scene of woman swinging child in cradle while another woman drops flowers on child, signed “Bellaville no. 176”; printed flower sprays to sides, vine across top. Dark polished wood sticks.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection