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fan 1949.93

Object Name: fan

Date: 1840-1860

Accession Number: 1949.93
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • gilt
  • paper
  • ivory
  • feathers
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Ivory and gilt paper with painting of dancing maidens. Hand coloured in classical style. reverse with smaller lynette showing a girl feeding a goat (Alpine style). Pierced ivory sticks and guards, with tarnished silk inlay. Tipped with white hen feathers.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 10.75 ins
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