Folding Fan (France), 1920–25
Medium: silk, tortoise shell, ostrich feathers. Gift of Simon Lissim in memory of Agnes Howson Waples (Mrs Rufus Waples). 1973-73-1.
What is this?
Obverse: Painted silk with central initials "IZ": Engagement fan for Irene Zalchopine Lissim from Simon Lissim, (her husband 1924).
Reverse: Plain silk.
Tortoise (imitation?) sticks with ostrich feathers. Note initials on rivet.