Fan (Reverse), (Detail)

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Leaf Belgian, sticks and guards possibly English

Postcard of Fan (Reverse), (Detail).
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Fan (Reverse), (Detail)

Reverse of folding fan showing detail of ivory sticks. The backing of gauze stuck on may be part of a restoration in the 1920s when the fan acquired a new box.

The sticks show holes placed in a decorative way which would have been used for sewing them to the lace leaf.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-184-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.374 A
Date: About 1891
c. 1900
Material: Lace; mother of pearl
What: Fan
ICOM Number: F 8.3
Subject: European Costume : female costume : accessories
Who: J. Duvelleroy, London (Maker)
Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
Where: Belgium, Brussels
England, London
Description: Fan of Brussels lace leaf with carved mother of pearl sticks, part of the Richmond Inglis Collection: by J. Duvelleroy, London, c. 1900
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