Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

c.1780s

GUSN

GUSN-36446

Description

Narrow ivory sticks, pierced, carved, and inlaid with silver; tan silk leaf, backed with paper, painted with scene of two women (with paniers) and one man, in a landscape with cupid statue; trimmed with gold spangles and silver metallic chain stitch; plain back; guard sticks backed with yellow silk and red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
carving (processes)
embroidering
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
plaster
silk (textile)
sequins (spangles)
Silk
Vegetable Ivory
Spangles
Painted
Carved
Embroidered
Landscape
Classical Figure
Plaster
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Wickliffe Draper

Accession Number

1934.72