Fan (Detail)

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Postcard of Fan (Detail).
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Fan (Detail)

Sticks of folding fan of carved and pierced ivory.

Central panel showing an elaborate coat of arms with crown and mantling, trophies of war and a helm above the shield.

The coat of arms has not been identified.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-176-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.371
Date: About 1860-70
Mid 19th century
Material: Ivory. Inscription: Ano 1123
What: Fan
ICOM Number: F 8.3
Subject: European Costume : female costume : accessories
Who: Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
St Louis of France
Description: Fan of ivory sticks carved with coats of arms and Arabic writing, painted leaf with a King speaking to knights, on reverse an angel and banner, part of the Richmond Inglis Collection: mid 19th century
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