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Folding fan: M.167-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Folding fan of double cream silk gauze. Embroidered with gold and silver sequins, elongated sticks of horns, gilt, and inlaid with star shaped cut steels. Mother of pearl rivet and loop

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

19th century
1800 - 1840

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Leaf composed of silk gauze ( cream) Sticks composed of gilt horn Rivet, Loop composed of mother-of-pearl Inlay composed of steel Guards Length 24.6 cm
Steels

Materials used in production

gold, silver Sequins

Techniques used in production

Gilding

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.167-1985
Primary reference Number: 117752
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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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