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leaf Dutch, sticks & guards possibly Italian

Postcard of Fan.
000-100-101-291-C
© National Museums Scotland

Fan

Folding fan with a single fine skin leaf and carved and pierced mother of pearl sticks and guards.

Painted with a scene of Rebecca and Eliezar at the well. The sticks are carved with the Judgement of Soloman.

The story of Rebecca being chosen as Isaac's wife is in Genesis, ch.24.


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Online ID: 000-100-101-291-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.363
Date: About 1740
c. 1740
Material: Ivory
Dimensions: 10.50"
What: ICOM Number: F 8.3
Subject: European Costume : female costume : accessories
Who: Rebecca
Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
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Description: Fan with carved and pierced mother of pearl sticks, leaf painted with Rebecca at the wall, part of the Richmond Inglis Collection: c. 1740
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