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Folding Fan

Description

Folding fan; finely pierced and combed ivory sticks and guards with three medallions; leaf of chicken skin and painted scene of two men and two women in 18th century costume.

Details

Maker
Fortunio (Painter)
Date
1890s
Inscriptions
Handwritten at bottom left of scene: (signature:) ""FORTUNIO"".
Material
combing (yarn-making)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
piercing
red jungle fowl
skin (collagenous material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Chicken Skin
Combed
combing (yarn-making)
FAN
fans (costume accessories)
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
red jungle fowl
skin (collagenous material)
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1933.2123
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
36346

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