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Maker/s

Unknown

Collection

C.B. Marlay

Category

fans

Name

folding fan

Description

Folding fan, netting based. Painted figures on fabric applied to netting with gold chain stitch. Bone or composition sticks, painted and silvered. Red paste button and tubular rivet.

Production Notes

French or Swiss?

Production Place

France (production) (country) ()

French (production) (nationality)

Switzerland (production) (country) ()

Swiss (production) (nationality)

Technique Description

Painted fabric applied to netting with gold chain stitch. Bone or composition sticks, painted and silvered. Red paste button and tubular rivet.

Dimensions

length: (guards): 27.1 cm
width:

Period

late 18th century

Date

circa 1780

Provenance

bequeathed: Marlay, Charles Brinsley 1912 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Other Notes

Accession Number

MAR.M.241-1912 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118057; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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