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Folding fan: M.177-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Folding fan of net and silk, single leaf. Embroidered with silver foil and frosted silver stamped metal paillettes, gilt paillettes, and sequins.
Sticks and guards of pierced, gilded, and silvered ivory, the latter with gilt metal backing.

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 - 1820

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Guards composed of gilt metal ( backing) Length 20.3 cm
Leaf composed of net silver foil silk
Sticks, Guards composed of gilt silver ivory
Paillettes

Materials used in production

silver, gilt Paillettes
Sequins

Techniques used in production

Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.177-1985
Primary reference Number: 117762
Old catalogue number: DR 6/102
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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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