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Sequinned fan: M.286-2015

Object information

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Sequinned fan


Maker: Unknown




Gilt sequinned folding fan, with net insertions.
Red silk leaf on bone sticks,


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 2052

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax from the Lennox Boyd Estate

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2015-04-27) by H.M. Government


19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1810

Components of the work

Leaf composed of net ( insertions) silk ( red) gilt ( sequins)
Sticks composed of bone

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.286-2015
Primary reference Number: 204854
Sale number: 2052
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 28 July 2015 Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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