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"The Dispute" fan
"The Dispute" fan
Date:
1740–1750
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Vellum, Ivory, Mother-of-pearl, Glass Jewel, Copper Alloy; Opaque Watercolor And Gold Paint, Carved And Incised Sticks And Guards With Applied Gold Leaf And Paint, Backing, Rivet
Dimensions:
26 cm (10 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
25500.1
Acquisition Date:
1937-04-27
Credit Line:

Gift of Sarah M. Spooner

Exhibition History:

Fans of the Eighteenth Century, Textiles Education Gallery, de Young Museum, 9/25/18 – 4/28/19
Fans in Fashion, Legion of Honor, 5/23/81 - 8/30/81

Leaf of vellum with opaque watercolor and gold paint with three central figures in conversation and two additional figures at right. Reverse shows a small building. Sticks and guards of carved, and incised ivory with applied gold leaf and paint. Mother-of-pearl backing on guards. Glass jewel and copper alloy rivet.

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