Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1805-1820

GUSN

GUSN-33026

Description

Small folding fan; sixteen sticks and two guard sticks of ivory; sticks have oval shape near base; leaf of white silk, trimmed with round spangles, with cut-out scalloped motifs with net backing and outlined with brown chenille; borders at top and bottom of chenille and metal bands; rivet with mother of pearl washers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
sequins (spangles)
Empire (style)
Vegetable Ivory
Silk
Spangles
Empire
FAN

Inscription

Handwritten on back of guard stick: ""60"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1929.1769