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Folding Fan

Description

Narrow ivory sticks with scalloped edges, painted with gray and black floral garland; paper leaf painted with gray and black scene of two figures (man and woman) in landscape with bridge or aquaduct in background; reverse painted with sketch hut and fence in Chinoiserie style.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1745-1850
Possibly
Material
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
scalloping
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bridge
bridges (built works)
Chinoiserie
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
ivory (tooth component)
Landscape
Man
men (male humans)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Scalloped
scalloping
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Woman
women (female humans)
Accession Number
1965.221
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret A. Simmonds
GUSN
47246

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