Fan, 1880–90 Medium: silk leaf, mother-of-pearl sticks Technique: lace, carved mother of pearl. Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane. 1920-19-35.
What is this?
Folding fan with a black lace leaf decorated with a line of dancing putti carrying a floral garland. The sticks are carved and gilded mother-of-pearl, decorated with oval medallions of putti. On each guard stick a medallion with the initials BF.