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Fan

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1740s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted vellum, with carved, gilded and pierced sticks of wood and ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Emily Beauclerk

  • Museum number:

    2208-1876

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fan of painted vellum with pierced and gilded ivory sticks and guard; leaf depicting three vignettes framed with floral festoons and garlands showing figures amongst ruins, classical-style buildings, and in forests. Leaf further accented with gold

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1740s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted vellum, with carved, gilded and pierced sticks of wood and ivory

Materials

Vellum; Ivory; Gilding

Techniques

Gilding; Painting; Carving

Categories

Accessories; Fashion; Fans; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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