Small fan made entirely of carved ivory
Object Place: France
21.7 cm (8 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Sticks run together near top with light blue ribbon (now broken at almost every stick), sticks carved in open work to show couple wearing 18th century costume seated in central medallion, (background originally thin mother-of-pearl, now almost missing), central medallions of floral design, tips of sticks in trefoil outline; blue silk tassel trimmed with silver bugle beads.
Gift of Miss Rebecca W. McLanathan