Fan

Fan
Title
Fan
Date 
ca. 1879
Medium 
Wood, paint, silk, metal sequins, metal, mother of pearl
Dimensions 
closed: 8 x 2 x 1 in. ( 20.3 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Fan with pierced, gold painted guards and sticks; black satin leaf with scalloped border of gold-colored sequins and applied sequins scattered over surface; metal rivet with mother of pearl button.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Jr.
Object Number 
1949.184
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this fan was purchased in Europe by the donor's mother in 1879.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group