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Fan

Object Number: 
1978.41c
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Wood, lacquer, silk, paint, metal
Dimensions: 
closed: 12 x 2 x 1 in. ( 30.5 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Fan with pierced, black-lacquered wooden guards and sticks; pale blue silk leaf with black silk lining, the obverse with painted image of a young woman seated in a marsh-like setting; metal handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. F. Leighton Meserve
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group