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Fan wrapper: O.15b-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Wrapper printed and decorated with peacock feathers and a peony. Paper, printed in polychrome from woodblocks.

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial fund

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 19th century
Production date: circa AD 1850

Note

The wrapper is certainly for this type of fan, but seems to wide for this particular example, and may be of a slightly earlier date.

Components of the work

Wrapper composed of ink ( possibly) paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.15b-1985
Primary reference Number: 118477
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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