Fan (Guard)

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Probably French

Postcard of Fan (Guard).
© National Museums Scotland

Fan (Guard)

Guard of folding fan, of carved and pierced mother of pearl, with blue paste rivet head.

The guard is carved with a mermaid amidst foliage and scrolls. Lower part is a replacement.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-169-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.369
Date: About 1725-30
c. 1740
Material: Mother of pearl
Dimensions: 11.50"
What: Fan
ICOM Number: F 8.3
Subject: European Costume : female costume : accessories
Who: Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
Description: Fan with carved and pierced mother of pearl sticks, leaf painted with a fete champetre, part of the Richmond Inglis Collection: c. 1740
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