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Object ID 1959.010.022
Object Name Fan
Collection Costume and Accessories
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Walter S. Franklin
Date circa 1840
Description Lady's folding fan with pierced and metallic embossed bone sticks and guards. The hand-colored, lithographed paper leaf has gold binding tape along the upper edge and gold foliage designs against a white background with three roundels featuring eighteenth-century genre scenes with peasants on one side. These scenes feature a central harvest scene flanked by two smaller scenes of courting/romance. The reverse has cream paper printed with patterns of small green and brown splotches. There is a mother of pearl washer but no loop.
Dimensions H-9.625 W-18 inches
Dimension Details width when opened out
Owned Latimer family
Subjects Fans
Search Terms Fans
Nineteenth Century
Latimer family
Material Bone sticks; paper leaf
Place of Origin France?