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Fan

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English

Postcard of Fan.
000-100-101-274-C
© National Museums Scotland

Fan

Folding fan with single paper leaf, carved ivory guards and plain sticks.

Leaf is painted with a rural scene, the shepherdess holding a houlette, the edges decorated with flowers. The guards carved with an acorn head.

Rural scenes were popular on English fans although the design is based on a Continental model.


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Online ID: 000-100-101-274-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.355 A
Date: About 1740-60
Mid 18th century
Material: Ivory
Dimensions: 11.00"
What: Fan / fan case
Subject:
Who: Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
William Werndlip (Maker)
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Description: Fan, leaf painted with rustic figures within a floral border, ivory guard sticks carved and painted, in a case, part of the Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection: by William Werndlip, mid 18th century
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