Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890s

GUSN

GUSN-36346

Description

Folding fan; finely pierced and combed ivory sticks and guards with three medallions; leaf of chicken skin and painted scene of two men and two women in 18th century costume.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
skin (collagenous material)
red jungle fowl
combing (yarn-making)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
piercing
Vegetable Ivory
Chicken Skin
Pierced
Combed
Painted
FAN

Inscription

Handwritten at bottom left of scene: (signature:) ""FORTUNIO"".

Maker

Fortunio (Painter)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1933.2123