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Fan with engraved and painted white silk leaf

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Obverse: center stipple engraved medallion "Music" (after Bartolozzi), two gouache painted medallions with putti to sides, embroidered brass sequin borders; four Wedgwood style painted cameos, painted floral swags and decorative motifs and borders ornamented with brass sequins; narrow gilt band...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

English, about 1780–90

Object Place

England

Dimensions

49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.301

Medium or Technique

Silk; Engraved

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes