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Fan

Description

Black lacquered fan, broad wooden sticks and guards; painted with pink roses and gilding; glossy purple paper leaf, short; most with three lithographed medallions; figured multicolor; surrounded by gilt scrolls; plain reverse; black silk cord and tassel; held together with wire.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Material
lithography
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Classical Figure
Fan
fans (equipment)
floral patterns
lithography
Lithography
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Rose
rose (genus)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1939.71
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Grace S. Leavitt
GUSN
40152

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