Fan with engraved and painted white silk leaf

English, or French for the English market
late 18th century

Object Place: England, or France for the English market


52 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Engraving

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Center stipple engraved medallion of three children and sheep in pastoral setting, two Classical medallions to sides flanked by four Wedgwood style cameos, embroidered borders of brass sequins and gilt-silver chain; floral swags and gilt decorative details, green and purple decorative border, narrow gilt band at top. Pierced ivory sticks with gilt-silver details, green and red foil backing on guards. Diamond paste studs in rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection