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fan 1970.91.jpg

Object Name: fan

Date: 1870-1900

Accession Number: 1970.91
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • mother-of-pearl
  • metal
  • lace
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Leaf of white needlepoint lace ('point de Gaze'). Mother-of-pearl sticks and guards, held by metal loop and ring. Design of lace includes guns, swords, canon and pendants between willow and palm trees. Design possibly showing trophies of war from French African campaign.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 26 cm
Width:
Depth: