Fan box

< 1 of 1 > Back

Possibly English

Postcard of Fan box.
© National Museums Scotland

Fan box

Two-piece embossed and painted fan box.

Square cylindrical box with lid which acts as a stopper. The paper has an embossed design of exotic foliage and is painted green with blotches of red and orange. The lid has a cream silk bow on top.

The fan is not the original one for the box

Record details

To search on related items, click any linked text below.

Online ID: 000-100-101-278-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
Project description | View all records in project
Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.356 B
Date: 18th century
Mid 18th century
Material: Chicken skin; ivory; mother of pearl
Dimensions: 11.00"
What: Fan / fan case
Who: Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
Description: Fan of chicken skin and carved ivory sticks pierced with mother of pearl, leaf painted with a classical scene and a landscape, in a case, part of the Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection: 18th century
Related Records:
< 1 of 1 > Back
Powered by Scran