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Folding fan: MAR.M.241-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Folding fan, netting based. Painted figures on fabric applied to netting with gold chain stitch. Bone or composition sticks, painted and silvered. Red paste button and tubular rivet.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

18th Century, Late
Production date: circa AD 1780

Note

French or Swiss?

Components of the work

Sticks composed of bone ( probably)
Leaf composed of net cloth
Guards Length 27.1 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.241-1912
Primary reference Number: 118057
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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