Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1745-1850

GUSN

GUSN-47246

Description

Narrow ivory sticks with scalloped edges, painted with gray and black floral garland; paper leaf painted with gray and black scene of two figures (man and woman) in landscape with bridge or aquaduct in background; reverse painted with sketch hut and fence in Chinoiserie style.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
scalloping
bridges (built works)
Chinoiserie
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
women (female humans)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Painted
Scalloped
Chinoiserie
Man
Woman
Bridge
Landscape
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret A. Simmonds

Accession Number

1965.221

Date

1745-1850 (Possibly)