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Fan

Fan
Title
Fan
Date 
1870-1900
Medium 
Ivory, silk, paint
Dimensions 
closed: 14 x 1 1/4 x 1 in. ( 35.6 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Fan with carved and pierced ivory guards and sticks, and ivory-colored silk chiffon leaf painted with flowers and butterflies.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. James S. Cushman
Object Number 
1946.282
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group