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"Couple at Shrine" fan
"Couple at Shrine" fan
Date:
1775–1800
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk, Ivory, Glass Jewel, Copper Alloy; Plain Weave With Opaque Watercolor And Sequins, Carved, Incised, And Gilded Sticks And Guards With Mother-of-pearl Backing On Guards, Rivet
Dimensions:
27.9 cm (11 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1983.83.8
Acquisition Date:
1984-01-05
Credit Line:

Bequest of Consuelo Y. Ziroli

Exhibition History:

Fans of the Eighteenth Century, Textiles Education Gallery, de Young Museum, 9/25/18 – 4/28/19

Leaf of silk plain weave with opaque watercolor and sequins with central scene of couple laying flowers on a tomb or shrine. Central cartouche is flanked by a boy, at right, and a woman, at left. Sticks and guards of carved, incised, and gilded ivory with mother-of-pearl backing on guards. Glass jewel and copper alloy rivet.