Fan, Folding, Black satin with pink rose spray; Unknown maker; 1880-1920; RI.LA0...

Name/Title

Fan, Folding, Black satin with pink rose spray

About this object

A black Victorian cloth-backed satin fan with lacquered montures and hand painted pink rose spray with leaves. It has two ties, one cord and one ribbon, tied to the handle on the rivet. It is very chic and simple in its design.

There is no acquisition documentation for this fan so it cannot be accurately dated, or provenance determined, but its style indicates it likely dates from the late 19th Century or early 20th Century.

The name 'Mrs. Price' is printed on a sticker attached the fan.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1880-1920

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, textile, satin
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton
organic, vegetal, resin, lacquer
organic, processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

Sticker on reverse: 'Mrs Price'

Measurements

Closed: h 390 mm x w 50 mm x d 35 mm
Open: h 390 mm x 670 mm x d 30 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing and Accessories

Object Type

personal effects

Object number

RI.LA01.07

Copyright Licence  

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