Fan: woman and cherub

Object Number: 
INV.8631
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Wood, silk, paint, gilding, metal
Dimensions: 
closed: 14 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. ( 35.6 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper tag attached with string to handle: "GIFT OF / MRS. A. / MODRY / 1947"
Description: 
Fan with carved, black painted wooden guards with gilding, one with painted miniature bust of a woman set behind cut-out circle; shaped sticks, some with gilded floral decoration; black silk chiffon leaf with standing female figure painted at center and a cherub and foliage painted on either side; metal handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Modry
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group