Fan

Object Number: 
1955.46b
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Ivory, silk, paint, metal
Dimensions: 
closed: 14 x 1 x 1 in. ( 35.6 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Fan with ivory guards and sticks, ivory-colored silk chiffon leaf with nine blue birds in flight painted on it, and metal handle with ivory-colored silk tassel.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this fan was given to her mother, Anne Loundes Langdon Townsend, by her stepfather, Philip Schuyler.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marchesa Anne Pellegrini-Quarantotti
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group