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Gift of Mrs. Beatrice Greenough
Fans in Fashion, Legion of Honor, 5/23/81 - 8/30/81
Wooden fan with painted scene of a cock crowing at sunrise above the flags of France and her allies, commemorating French defiance and courage in the early years of World War I. Alsatian scene in background. Reverse shows a laurel wreath enclosing the dates 1914-1915 against a painted sky. Tricoleur border. Source: Bennett, Anna G. "Fans in Fashion." Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1981, p. 109.