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Fan case: T.30-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Blue satin embroidered with white silk in double running stitch. Ruyi symbol at top; repeating scroll design with three stylised flower heads on each side. Case partially lined with faded red damask, stiffened with thin board; tops and edges bound with black and white ribbon, sewn-in end of blue satin.

Notes

History note: Col. Leonard C. Messel, the Countess of Rosse, his daughter

Legal notes

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Maximum Length: 31.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1985-01-28) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

19th/20th Century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1999 CE

School or Style

Chinese

Components of the work

Partial Lining composed of damask ( red)
Lining composed of board

Materials used in production

Silk
Satin

Techniques used in production

Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.30-1985
Primary reference Number: 118119
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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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