Ivory fan with painted panels decorated with balloon scenes

Made:
after 1783 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

One fan. Ivory, carved sticks; painted panels. On left: Gentleman with basket of flowers. On right: Girl on swing. Centre: Lady; Gentleman; two balloons. 11" x 20". spreads open to 49cm

Details

Category:
Penn-Gaskell Collection
Object Number:
1950-313/9
Materials:
ivory, paint
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 275 mm x 500 mm x 10 mm,
type:
fan - costume accessory
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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