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1880-1900 evening fan (1947.3863)

Object Name: fan

Date: 1885-1900

Accession Number: 1947.3863
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • muslin
  • wood
  • gilt
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • painted
Description

Black muslin leaf, painted. Black wooden sticks and guards. Top edge rising to make leaf wider in centre than at sides. Sewn-on picot edge at top and bottom of leaf. Painted yellow roses, and trimmed with very large yellow silk poppy. Sticks and guards painted with gilt scroll pattern.

Dimensions

Type: Size
Height: 35.6 cm
Width:
Depth: