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About this object

  • ID:

    A19019

  • Production date:

    c. 1750

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: Empire: London's Manufactures

  • Folding fans like this one were important social status symbols. They would have been carried by fashionable women on trips to the theatre or to the pleasure gardens. Fans were sometimes given to women as gifts by male admirers.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 285 mm; W 385 mm (open)

  • Materials

    paper; ivory; gouache

  • Last Updated

    2016-09-26

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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