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possibly Italian

Postcard of Fan.
© National Museums Scotland


Folding fan with a single leaf of fine kid mounted a l'Anglaise, carved, pierced and painted ivory sticks and guards.

Painted with a rural scene of five shepherdesses each holding a houlette, with chinoiserie designs round the edge. Guards carved as a vine round a tree, the sticks painted with lady birds, flowers and people.

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Online ID: 000-100-101-289-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.361
Date: About 1720-30
c. 1740
Material: Ivory
Dimensions: 11.00"
What: ICOM Number: F 8.3
Subject: European Costume : female costume : accessories
Who: Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
Description: Fan, leaf painted with figures in a landscape, the ivory sticks carved, painted and pierced, with vines and ladybirds, par of the Richmond Inglis Collection: c. 1740
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