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

Fan with Brussels point and bobbin lace appliquéd to black net leaf, embroidered with steel sequins. Design of large floral spray right, vegetative motifs along borders. Neopolitan shell sticks with steel piqué work. Neopolitan shell studs on rivet and ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Belgian or French, 1880–90

Object Place

Belgium or France

Dimensions

35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.191

Medium or Technique

Appliqué

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes