Fan

1730–50


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Guard: 28.9 cm (11 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

46.318

Medium or Technique

Skin leaf painted in gouache; pierced, painted, and partially varnished ivory sticks

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Single skin leaf. A country scene, showing a woman wearing a large pannier standing on the stairs of a large country house under a prominent floral border. Ivory sticks are pierced, painted and partially varnished.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Amelia Peabody and Mr. William S. Eaton to MFA, March 14, 1946.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia Peabody and Mr. William S. Eaton