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Court fan: M.467-1985

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 34 (Fan Gallery)

Maker(s)

Maker: Mumford, T. L. (Probably)

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Description

Brown and white ostrich feathers with tortoiseshell sticks and tortoiseshell loop. Accompanied by a box, M.467A-1985

Notes

History note: Possibly the donor's grandmother; the donor's mother

Legal notes

Given by Mrs G. Nathan

Measurements and weight

Length: 54 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1985-10-21) by Nathan, G. Mrs

Dating

20th Century, Early
Production date: circa AD 1900

Note

Brown and white female ostrich feathers (probably South African). Sticks and guards of tortoiseshell Used by the donor’s mother when presenting her at court in 1928.

Components of the work

Leaf composed of feathers ( ostrich)
Sticks+loop composed of tortoise shell

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.467-1985
Primary reference Number: 118088
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 January 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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