Fan of dark reddish-brown leather
Object Place: USA
31.4 x 45 x 3.6 cm (12 3/8 x 17 11/16 x 1 7/16 in.) fan open
Medium or Technique
Silk, leather, wood, gilt paint, brass, mother-of-pearl, silk tassel and cord
Not On View
Both sticks and leaf narrow, stamped gilt edges on both sticks and leaf, top of leaf edged with short magenta silk fringe, leaf backed with dark purplish-red satin, on one outside stick the initials: S W M, and the date: Dec. 25, 1873 stamped in gold, dark purpish-red silk tassel.
Gift of Mrs. Morton E. Cummings