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"Pavillion" fan (a) and case (b)
"Pavillion" fan (a) and case (b)
Date:
ca. 1725
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory, Tortoiseshell, Silk, Mother-of-pearl, Copper Alloy; Opaque Watercolor And Gilded Composition Shapes, Grosgrain Ribbon, Pivot, Rivet
Dimensions:
21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1964.104a-b
Acquisition Date:
1964-10-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Beatrice Greenough

Exhibition History:

Fans of the Eighteenth Century, Textiles Education Gallery, de Young Museum, 3/31/18 - 11/2/18
Gallery 9A, Legion of Honor, 4/02 - 9/02

Sticks and guards of ivory and tortoiseshell with opaque watercolor and gilded composition shapes, showing two men and one woman under a pavilion and surrounded by foliage. Blue-and-white landscape depicted on reverse. Sticks and guards joined at top by silk grosgrain ribbon. Mother-of-pearl pivot and copper alloy rivet.

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