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Folding fan: M.193-1985

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 34 (Fan Gallery)

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Folding fan of black silk, double leaf. Decorated with silver sequins amd spangles.
Sticks and guards of pierced ivory

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

Early 19th Century
First Republic (Consulate) or Napoleon I
Circa 1800 - Circa 1810

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Leaf composed of silk ( black)
Sticks, Guards composed of ivory
Guards Length 17.9 cm

Materials used in production

Sequins
Spangles

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.193-1985
Primary reference Number: 117778
Old catalogue number: DR 7/128
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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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