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Chinese silk screen fan with peacocks and orioles

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An image of Screen fan/pien mien. Unknown maker, China. Decorated with peacocks and orioles with flowering tree peonies, magnolias and rocks, the stick formed as flowering prunus. Stick: ivory carved in relief and pierced; knotted string of green silk bound in blue, with red and gold tassels, with sliding gilt paper-wrapped toggles. Rim: brocade covered. Face: polychrome silk embroidered on satin. Height, guards, 40.3 cm, width, whole, 26.6 cm, after 1770 to before 1830. Collection: Messel-Rosse Collection.

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Screen fan/pien mien. Unknown maker, China. Decorated with peacocks and orioles with flowering tree peonies, magnolias and rocks, the stick formed as flowering prunus. Stick: ivory carved in relief and pierced; knotted string of green silk bound in blue, with red and gold tassels, with sliding gilt paper-wrapped toggles. Rim: brocade covered. Face: polychrome silk embroidered on satin. Height, guards, 40.3 cm, width, whole, 26.6 cm, after 1770 to before 1830. Collection: Messel-Rosse Collection.

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  • Accession Number: O.28-1985
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library
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  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS Windows
  • Filesize: 241.35kB

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18th Century 19th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_Messel-Rosse _WF_OPAC Almond birds brocade brocading carved carving Chinese embroidered embroidery fan fan handle fans Fitz_AA hand fan ivory magnolia orioles paeony peacock peacock feather peacock tail peacocks peonies peony pien mien pierced polychrome prunus rocks satin screen fan silk silks tassel tasselled tassels textile thread threads weaving woven

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