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Folding fan: M.153-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

The double paper leaf is printed, hand coloured with bodycolour and sewn with gilt sequins. With three medallions containing figures, and eleven smaller ones, with German text. Plain ivory sticks and guards

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Legal notes

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-01-28) by Countess of Rosse, Anne

Dating

Late 18th-early 19th century
Circa 1790 CE - Circa 1800 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Leaf composed of sequins ( gilt) paper bodycolour
Sticks, Guards composed of ivory
Guards Length 27.5 cm
Sequins

Techniques used in production

Printed
Hand colouring

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.153-1985
Primary reference Number: 117738
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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