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Large fan of sheer black silk and lace leaf

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French, 19th century. A large fan with sheer black silk and machine made lace leaf in small-scale floral design, embroidered with a variety of cut steel sequins, black wooden sticks set with cut steel dots.

Provenance

French, 19th century

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ralph Lowell, in memory of her grandmother, Mrs. Alexander Cochrane (Mary Lynde Sullivan)

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

35.7 cm (14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.80

Medium or Technique

Silk; Sheer black silk and machine made lace leaf fan

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes