Object Name: fan
Place of Creation: Europe, Spain
Accession Number: 1965.130
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Paper fan with watercolour over print on paper, ivory sticks; guards and sticks inlaid with abalone shell and metal; front, scene of alfresco picnic showing two men, three women in contemporary dress, in tones of grey and white; reverse, country scene of mill and oxen;
Grey and white colour scheme suggests fan was used for mourning.
Papier maché box covered with shiny paper, bottom brown, top quartered scarlet and lilac, divided by applied white braid, with four metal studs (1 missing).
Height: 21.6 cm