Folding Fan & Box; c. 1860; LDFAN2010.105.A & LDFAN2010.105.B

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The Fan Museum

Name/Title

Folding Fan & Box

About this object

A bone fan with elaborately carved and gilt monture.

Double paper leaf, the obverse showing a chromolithograph of a village wedding with borders with bows and butterflies and flowers in the reserves.

The reverse, of gold patterned paper, has a print (inserted between the two leaves) of a turbaned gentleman with a hookah, surrounded by ladies - two of them are fanning him.

Complete with tooted gilt loop.

Date Made

c. 1860

Period

Nineteenth Century

Medium and Materials

Bone, gilt, paper.

Place Made

Spain

Place Notes

The prints are likely to be French although the monture is probably Spanish

Inscription and Marks

N/A

Measurements

Length: 27cm
Leaf depth: 10.6cm
Span: 51cm

Box
Length: 28cm
Width: 4.3cm
Height: 2.6cm

Subject and Association Keywords

Fans, European

Collection

The Fan Museum Trust

Credit Line

The Fan Museum

Object Type

Fan (folding)

Object number

LDFAN2010.105.A & LDFAN2010.105.B

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