Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850s

GUSN

GUSN-37934

Description

Wide ivory sticks, pierced and inlaid with silver; paper leaf painted and lithographed with pastoral scene of three men and four women in 18th Century dress; enclosed by printed silver scrolling foliate border; reverse has cream ground with pastoral scene of two women and two men (one man is shepherd, other plays horn); pink silk tassel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
gouache (paint)
ivory (tooth component)
lithography
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
pastoral
Vegetable Ivory
Unidentified Paper
Lithography
Painted
Gouache
Landscape
Classical Figure
Pastoral
FAN

Inscription

Handwritten tag: ""22 B"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1935.714