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Fan case: T.32-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Description

Red satin, polychrome satin applique with small amounts of stitched detailing of water lilies. Similar design on both sides. Ruyi symbol at top. Case partially lined with blue silk, stiffened with board, tops and edges bound with blue and cream ribbon. Damaged sewn-in end of purple silk. Flat cream cord.

Notes

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

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Maximum Length: 31.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th Century, Early
Circa 1900 CE - Circa 1949 CE

School or Style

Chinese

Components of the work

Lining composed of board
Partial Lining composed of silk

Materials used in production

cream Cord
Satin

Techniques used in production

Appliqué
Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.32-1985
Primary reference Number: 118121
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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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