Painted and embroidered fan
French (possibly Paris, House of Dulvelleroy)
Object Place: possibly Paris, House of Duvelleroy, France
45 cm (17 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cream silk leaf. Obverse: vase with flowers center and floral sprays to side painted and embroidered with gold chain, brass, steel and colored sequins; net inserts in some circles surrounding center vase; gilt and silver stamped decorative border. Reverse: outline of basic obverse design in red. Carved and pierced ivory sticks decorated with gilt and piqué work. Diamond paste studs in rivet. Brass ring.