Mother of pearl, silk, lace, metal, embroidery thread, paint, rhinestone
closed: 10 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 25.4 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Fan with etched mother of pearl guards and sticks; beige silk leaf with lace trim and appliqué and painted birds and flowers; metal handle and rivet with rhinestone buttons.
According to the accession records, this fan was presented by Jenny Lind to Ole Bull, her violinist during her American tour of the early 1850s.
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.