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T.L. Mumford probably (maker)




court fan


Brown and white ostrich feathers with tortoiseshell sticks and tortoiseshell loop. Accompanied by a box, M.467A-1985

Production Place

England (maker) (country)

English (maker) (nationality)

Technique Description

Court fan, brown and white ostrich feathers with tortoiseshell sticks and tortoiseshell loop.


length: (whole): 54.0 cm


early 20th century


circa 1900


given: Nathan, G. Mrs 1985-10-21 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

Possibly the donor's grandmother; the donor's mother

Given by Mrs G. Nathan

Other Notes

See letter from donor date Nov 10th 1985, 'With regard to the two fans in your care the female ostrich feather fan was used by my mother when presenting me, I think a sister of mine before me. I think it may have belonged to her mother, who died in 1906- perhaps you can tell something from the box'.

Accession Number

M.467-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118088; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-05-03)

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