Wood, paint, silk, metal sequins, metal, mother of pearl
closed: 8 x 2 x 1 in. ( 20.3 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm )
Fan with pierced, gold painted guards and sticks; black satin leaf with scalloped border of gold-colored sequins and applied sequins scattered over surface; metal rivet with mother of pearl button.
According to the accession records, this fan was purchased in Europe by the donor's mother in 1879.
Gift of Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.