Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-7380

Description

Small folding fan; pierced ivory sticks and guards; leaf of discolored white silk painted with small flowers in pink, blue and white; center flower design framed with linear design of red, gold, blue and green; tarnished silver spangles along top edge and throughout; back of leaf has three more of the same floral sprays; mother of pearl rivets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
piercing
silk (textile)
floral patterns
Vegetable Ivory
Silk
Pierced
Painted
Spray
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1936.347