User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fan

Start collecting

Folding feather fan. Golden eagle feathers of increasing length left to right; marabou feathers at base. Mounted on blond Neopolitan shell sticks, yellow silk connecting ribbon; gold stork with fish on crown mounted on obverse guard. Diamond paste studs in rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

English, about 1880–1900

Object Place

England

Dimensions

54 cm (21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.508

Medium or Technique

Feathers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes