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Fan case

Fan case

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1880-1930 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Velvet weave

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fan case with patter of bamboo stems in cut pile velvet of greyish-blue colours, lined with blue satin.

Place of Origin

China (made)


1880-1930 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Velvet weave


Length: 12 in, Width: 2.5 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1947/374. From the collection of Bernard Vuilleumier.

Descriptive line

Fan case, velvet weave, China, 1880-1930.


Textiles; Accessories


East Asia Collection

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