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Folding fan: M.215-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Categories

Description

Folding fan of double silk, painted with a butterfly and flowers.
With a blue and gold cardboard box, with a floral design. Green label

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, third quarter#
Victoria I
Production date: circa AD 1865

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Leaf composed of silk
Box composed of cardboard
Guards Length 26.8 cm

Materials used in production

Paint

Techniques used in production

Painting

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.215-1985
Primary reference Number: 117800
Old catalogue number: DR 24/312
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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