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Fan leaf

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Unmounted vellum fan leaf. Painted design of Juno in chariot drawn by two peacocks, cupid pushing, in central cartouche; decorative classical cameos to sides; bands of decorative and vegetative motifs fill out design. Framed and glazed.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

English, about 1780–90

Object Place

England

Dimensions

56.3 x 28.8 cm (22 3/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.580

Medium or Technique

Painted vellum

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes