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Gift of Mrs. Beatrice Greenough
Fans of the Eighteenth Century, Textiles Education Gallery, de Young Museum, 3/31/18 - 11/2/18
Fans in Fashion, Legion of Honor, 5/23/81 - 8/30/81
Leaf of vellum with opaque watercolor, gold paint, and brown ink showing country wedding scene under a blue draped cloth pavilion. At left, a woman with flower basket talks to a man, a banquet table is seen in the distance, seated and dancing couples, musicians, and listeners. At right, a peasant family watches the scene. On reverse, a man serenades two women before an overgrown ruin while a dog drinks at the water's edge. Sticks and guards of carved and incised mother-of-pearl with applied gilt silver foil. Mother-of-pearl and silvered copper alloy rivet.