Fan (Guard)

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Leaf is Dutch, sticks and guards possibly Italian

Postcard of Fan (Guard).
© National Museums Scotland

Fan (Guard)

Guard of a folding fan, of carved and pierced mother of pearl and with a paste set rivet.

The design shows a couple at the top with scrolls and foliage over the rest. A metal pin shows where the guard has been repaired.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-151-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: Fan
ICOM Number: F 8.3
Subject: European Costume : female costume : accessories
Who: Rebecca
Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
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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