Fan

Fan
Title
Fan
Date 
ca. 1850
Medium 
Mother of pearl, silk, lace, metal, embroidery thread, paint, rhinestone
Dimensions 
closed: 10 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 25.4 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Fan with etched mother of pearl guards and sticks; beige silk leaf with lace trim and appliqué and painted birds and flowers; metal handle and rivet with rhinestone buttons.
Credit Line 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Object Number 
1945.181
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this fan was presented by Jenny Lind to Ole Bull, her violinist during her American Tour of the early 1850s.
Provenance 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group