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Painted and embroidered fan

French (possibly Paris, House of Dulvelleroy)
about 1875

Object Place: possibly Paris, House of Duvelleroy, France


45 cm (17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection