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Cockade fan: M.319-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Cockade fan of blue silk, in a butterfly-shape. Printed in colours and gold, with floral sprays. Gilt border
Ivory sticks decorated with gold foil.

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

18th Century
1700 - 1799

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Leaf composed of silk ( blue)
Sticks composed of gold foil ivory
Guards Length 29.8 cm

Materials used in production

Gilt

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.319-1985
Primary reference Number: 117904
Old catalogue number: DR 7/121
Old object number: 362
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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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