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Commemorative fan of marriage of Prince of Wales (later George IV) and Princess Caroline. Humorous vignettes, riddles, congratulatory verses in overlapping compartments. Prince and Princess center with Prince's three feathers above ribbon inscribed "ICH DIEN" (I serve), Princess signing wedding...

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Inscription

ICH DIEN

Provenance

Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1795

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Guard: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.); maximum open: 43 cm (16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.310

Medium or Technique

Paper leaf, stippled engraved paperleaf; wood sticks

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes