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Fan with painted white silk guaze leaf. Swallows, sparrows and bees with Queen Anne's lace and white phlox, painted by George Keiswetter. Abalone mother-of-pearl sticks with gilt-silver, gilt and silvered stylized floral design. Brass ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

American, about 1880

Object Place

Weymouth Landing, Massachusettes, United States

Dimensions

34.5 x 61 x 3.2 cm (13 9/16 x 24 x 1 1/4 in.) fan open

Accession Number

1976.366

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze, mother-of-pearl, pigment, silk trim, copper alloy

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes