Fan (reverse)

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leaf Italian, sticks & guards possibly Italian

Postcard of Fan (reverse).
© National Museums Scotland

Fan (reverse)

Reverse of folding fan with double leaf of chicken skin, sticks of carved ivory, guards of carved mother of pearl.

Painted in watercolour with a typical Italian landscape. Extra borders at the top and bottom to get the right shape to fit the sticks and guards.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-126-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.356 A
Date: 18th century
Leaf about 1770, rest 1740s
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
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