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Folding fan: M.199-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Categories

Description

Folding fan of black gauze, double leaf. Embroidered with cut steel spangles.
Sticks of pierced horn inlaid with cut steels, guards of cut steel.

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Legal notes

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-01-28) by Countess of Rosse, Anne

Dating

18th Century, Late
Louis XVI
Production date: circa AD 1790

Note

European, possibly French

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Leaf composed of gauze ( black)
Sticks composed of horn
Spangles, Guards composed of steel
Guards Length 16.0 cm

Techniques used in production

Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.199-1985
Primary reference Number: 117784
Old catalogue number: none
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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