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Long fan of peacock feathers

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Long fan of peacock feathers graduated in length with shortest feathers on outside edges, mother-of-pearl fan sticks, three feathers broken.

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, used in America, early 20th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

France

Dimensions

60.7 cm (23 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.353

Medium or Technique

Peacock feathers, mother-of-pearl

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes