Object Name: fan
Place of Creation: Europe, France
Accession Number: 1986.408
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Turquoise net covered in turquoise floss silk embroidery in tambour stitch in floral motifs; and also scattered with self coloured sequins. Top border edged with deep gold metal lace. Fontage or duchesse shaped. Reverse lined with turquoise gauze.
Sticks are bone decorated with very fine wavy graining and cut work stylised flowers. Stained turquoise. Reverse of sticks unstained (except reverse guard). Fixed gold metal rivet and gilt loop.
Type: Length closed
Height: 14.5 ins
Type: Width of leaf