Feather Fan & Box; Duvelleroy; c. 1920s; LDFAN1989.13

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The Fan Museum

Name/Title

Feather Fan & Box

About this object

Imitation tortoiseshell folding fan of celluloid, the leaf composed of marquetry of dyed feathers. The addition of the tips of peacock feather adds a touch of glamour; matching imitation tortoiseshell loop.
With its own satin-lined cardboard J. DUVELLEROY LTD. box, covered in an all-over Japonisant paper with fans and figures in blue and pinks. The box is stamped inside the lid: J. DUVELLEROY LTD, LONDON, 167 REGENT STREET W. and Manufactured in Paris.

Maker

Duvelleroy

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

c. 1920s

Medium and Materials

Celluloid monture with marquetry of feathers

Place Made

France

Place Notes

Manufactured in Paris.

Measurements

Fan
Length: 19.5cm
Leaf depth: 12.5cm
Span: 27.5cm

Box
Length: 21.5cm
Width: 6cm
Height: 5cm

Collection

The Fan Museum Trust

Credit Line

The Fan Museum

Object Type

Fan (feather)

Object number

LDFAN1989.13

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