Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850s-1860s

GUSN

GUSN-33156

Description

Mother of pearl sticks, carved and pierced with scrolls and flowers, with center medallion with man and woman in 18th Century dress; paper leaf painted with scene of shepherd and shepherdess, sheep, men and women in 18th C. costume; on other side, scene of two men and three women in 18th C. costume eating berries; gilt border; white silk tassel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
carving (processes)
hand coloring
lithography
mother of pearl
paper (fiber product)
piercing
pastoral
Mother-of-Pearl
Unidentified Paper
Carved
Pierced
Lithography
Hand Colored
Pastoral
FAN

Inscription

Artist's initials ""J P"" on proper right side near boy holding basket of flowers. (See also inscriptions on accompanying Fan Box, 1930.157).

Maker

Possibly Voisin-Vanier, A. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1930.156