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Ostrich feather fan

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Ostrich feather fan; five long cerise feathers with curled ends; mounted in tortoise-shell sticks.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Clara Culver Gilbert

French, about 1905

Object Place

France

Dimensions

50 cm (19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.311

Medium or Technique

Ostrich feathers, mounted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes