Fan

Object Number: 
1949.184
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.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this fan was purchased in Europe by the donor's mother in 1879.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group