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"The Bird Catchers" fan
"The Bird Catchers" fan
Date:
1790–1795
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Vellum, Ivory, Glass Jewel, Copper Alloy; Opaque Watercolor, Gold Paint, Gold Paper, Carved And Incised Sticks And Guards
Dimensions:
22.9 cm (9 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
3815
Acquisition Date:
1895-11-20
Credit Line:

California Midwinter International Exposition

Exhibition History:

Fans of the Eighteenth Century, Textiles Education Gallery, de Young Museum, 9/25/18 – 7/7/19
Gallery 9C, Legion of Honor, 2000
Midwinter Fair Centenary, 1994
Fans in Fashion, Legion of Honor, 5/23/81 - 8/30/81

Leaf of vellum with opaque watercolor, gold paint, and gold paper trim with scene of two young people in English garden, flying tethered birds. "R.G." monogram on reverse. Sticks and guards of carved and incised ivory that may show scene from story of Achilles. Glass jewel and copper alloy rivet.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”