Feather Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1826-1850

GUSN

GUSN-35027

Description

Long, narrow carved tortoise shell sticks in Chinese design (figures and flowers); white feather leaf painted with flowers and butterfly in reds, white and grens and blues; single spray on reverse; tipped with marabou.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
carving (processes)
feather (material)
painting (coating)
tortoise shell
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
feather (material)
Orientalism
Shell
Feather
Painted
Carved
Butterfly
Orientalism
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond W. Wild

Accession Number

1932.841