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Screen fan: O.31-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Stick: light hardwood, carved, with red stained ivory trim and yellow silk cord knotted with two balls. The rim: iron wire covered in brocade; centre stick brocade covered, gilt copper top clip. Face: buff silk, polychrome embroidered. Decorated with bat and peonies; the stick with scrolling peony.

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: 30.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
After 1801 - Before 1900

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Face composed of silk thread silk Cord composed of silk Stick composed of ivory brocade hardwood Guards Length 48.3 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.31-1985
Primary reference Number: 118437
Old object number: 410
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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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