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Screen fan: O.26-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Applied mount with bat and foliage; shot with bats in the clouds. Stick: turned hardwood, inlaid with silver wire, with green-stained ivory trim. Applied bottom mount; polychrome silk embroidery on red silk with paint. Decorated with a butterfly, flowering prunus and bamboo. Centre stick is covered with brocade. Top mount: gilt? silver. Rim: iron-wire, round in black silk. Face: polychrome Kesi.

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); 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

Measurements and weight

Width: 32.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-01-28) by Countess of Rosse, Anne

Dating

18th-early 19th century
After 1701 - Before 1830

Note

Kesi tapestry

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Face composed of silk paint
Rim composed of iron wire
Stick composed of silverwire ivory hardwood
Guards Length 47.1 cm
Trim

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.26-1985
Primary reference Number: 118434
Old object number: 415
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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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