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Social History (TB1405)
Chocolate brown ostrich feather fan with single plastic(?) handle.
Social History (TA2200)
Paper fan simulating feathers; leaves edged with down; pierced and gilded; sticks and guards pierced and gilded; paper leaves stamped and gilded to simulate broderie anglaise; guard set with oval mirror in gilt metal frame in baroque style; pivot of mother-of-pearl and metal; hanger of shaped and textured brass
Social History (TB3125)
Folded Valentine. Front made from silver and white paper lace, with frame over the picture of a woman holding a fan. Frame decorated with small pink shells, white and green artificial flowers made of cotton, small cupid and a poem. Inside is a poem printed on a small circular piece of paper.
Social History (TA3601.1)
Victorian greetings card in fan design (5 separate pieces joined together). With a floral design, 3 cherubs and a woman in the centre with a calendar page on each card for the year 1875.
Social History (TA3396)
Painted paper folding fan. Paper leaf (reverse leaf of chicken skin) with painted and gilded decoration; sticks and guards carved, pierced and gilded. Obverse painted in gouache with pastoral landscape and figures in peasant and shepherdess costumes accompanied by lambs. Each end painted and gilded finely with scrolls, flowers, urns and birds. Reverse painted at centre with two girls in costume as shepherdess. Guards and sticks pierce and gilded finely with quatrefoils, trophies of armour and flowers. Pivot of mother of pearl and metal.
Social History (TA3399)
Painted découpé (punched lace effect pattern) leaf fan with ivory sticks. Oriental style fan. 2 women are shown in a garden design with birds and trees on the front. The back is fairly plain, with some flowers painted in the centre. Very unusual.
Social History (TA3406)
Fan. Ivory guard and sticks. Different painted scenes on either side with painted, carved and gilded decoration to the ivory sticks to the obverse and plain to the reverse. Painted leaf pastoral scene showing 5 figures. Seated woman by a lake on the reverse.
Social History (TA3405)
French, painet folding fan. Paper leaf painted in gouache and gold. Obverse with a large cartouche of two classical figures in pastoral landscape with goat and sheep, all within a grey border with painted and gilded flowers and scrolls. Reverse of leaf painted with cream geso bearing the signature "Alsop Girousc a Paris". Sticks and guards of mother of pearl, carved, pierced painted and gilded. Sticks finely decorated with rococo scrolls and painted with flowers . Central cartouche of a female between two children in 18th C costumes, all backed with thinner mother of pearl. Two sticks refaced at lower end. Guard pierced and gilded with scrolls. Pivot of mother of pearl and metal.
Social History (TA3404)
Painted paper leaf with ivory sticks and piqué of mother of pearl. Painted leaf front and plain on the back. European fan, design depicts “Rape of the Sabines” in gouache.
Social History (TA3424)
Vellum painted leaf fan, with ivory carved sticks, with pink coloured cardboard box. Oriental style. Fan has a male and female figure design amongst cherry blossom trees. There are 2 smaller figures on the left hand side. Back has a small flower design.
Social History (T8858)
European folding fan. Black satin leaf with black wood sticks and box. Label inside box reads; 'MILLER/ Importer and Manufacturer, Park Street, Viaduct, BRISTOL.'
Social History (T8977)
European, painted and printed paper fan. Paper leaf with lithograph design. Hand coloured in gouache. Painted with a pastoral scene, figures in 18th century costume amid pale blue border painted with gilded woralls, flowers and music. Reverse painted & gilded with formal (possibly floral) spray amid narrow gold border. Bone sticks and guards with painted, gilded and silvered decoration.
Social History (T9031.1-2)
Silk gauze, painted with sprite like characters with fruits and a scroll and ladder border with lace edge. Mother of pearl sticks, metal loop handle, Mother of pearl rivet. White fan box with J. Dulleroy (167 Regent Street, London) label inside the lid.
Social History (T9744)
European gauze folding fan. Cream gauze leaf mount inset with lace and painted in gouache, image of two sprays of flowers with butterflies in blues/greys. Leaf mount board edged with machine made lace. Ivory sticks and guards pierced and stamped. Pivot of ivory and metal and metal hanger.
Social History (T9745)
European, painted and printed folding fan. Paper leaf lithographed in black and hand coloured borders, block printed with gold. Obverse painted with woman in classical dress at the toilette at a spring. Reverse has group in 18th century costume within a classical landscape. Signed C F in print. Pierced and gilded ivory sticks, carved and gilded guards (one part refaced). Sticks and guards pierced with leaf design and gilded. Mother of pearl pivot and brass hanger.
Social History (T9746)
European gauze folding fan. Black gauze leaf mount inset with black lace and painted in gouache, images of coloured birds above a row of painted leaves. Leaf mount boarder edged with machine Chantilly lace. Wooden sticks and guards decorated in a geometric pattern. Pivot of brass and a chrome hanger.
Social History (T9770)
Spanish, painted silk folding fan. Painted silk leaf (reverse leaf of plain gauze). Obverse painted with three figures in Spanish costume. A seated woman playing a guitar, standing girl and standing boy in toreador's costume, in a rural setting with tiled balustrade and tower in the background. Printed gold scrolled border. Pierced, painted and gilded ivory sticks and guards. Sticks pierced with floral oval design, painted in silver, yellow and mauve. Both guards matching, obverse guard more elaborate decorated. Metal pivot and gilded textured hanger.
Social History (T9863)
European painted and printed folding fan. Printed paper leaf, hand coloured gilded. Obverse lithographed of a group on landscape within an arbour, all in 18th century dress. Border block printed in gold with floral design on black background. Reverse lithographed with Moses striking the rock and similar border. Horn sticks and guards, pierced and gilded. Stick and guards gilded and pierced with quatrefoils. Pivot of mother of pearl and metal. Hanger of textured gilded brass.
Social History (T9982)
European painted and printed folding fan. Paper lead engraved, coloured with roughly drawn pierced ground. Obverse of partially completed engraving with country woman at a spring in regency costume. Reverse of small engraving with three girls/women in costume of c1810 feeding chickens. Covered and pierced ivory sticks and guards. Sticks from three different fans, one group with neoclassical columns, another with rococo scrolls and animals. Guards carved and oiled with design of a gardener with squirrel. Pivot of ivory and metal.
Social History (T9983)
European Moire silk fan. Moire silk leaf scattered with silver spangles and festoon border with shaped silver spangles. Reverse leaf of plain silk. Guards and sticks pierced and carved with stylised floral motifs, guards more elaborately so. Pivot and hanger of chrome.
Social History (TA306)
European lace leaf folding fan, applique lace over cream satin, reverse in cram silk. Striated mother of pearl sticks and guards. Pivot of mother of pearl and brass and brass hanger. With box
Social History (TA307)
7cm holder, cream cord loop for holding fan, metal tassel (19th century).
Social History (TA674)
European, gauze fan; cream gauze leaf, painted and applied with spangles and lace. Pierced bone sticks and guards. Leaf painted in brown and white gouache with festoons of flower shapes with bobbin lace edging. Metal pivot and celluloid hanger. Red satin ribbon and bow attached.
Social History (TA993)
Pierced ivory brisé fan with a pink rose shaped ribbon detail to each end. Oriental (possibly Chinese) held by pink ribbon.
Social History (TA1255)
Dyed pink feather fan with painted floral blue/pink/ green design. Ivory sticks with gilding over scored design. Oriental (possibly Chinese)
Social History (TA1712)
Individual silk painted brise fan leaf with ivory pierced sticks and gilding. Mirror on the right guard stick with ornate frame which is in good condition. European fan.
Social History (TA1760)
European fan of lace leaf mount with mother of pearl sticks as an overlay. Mother of pearl sticks and guards. With box, cream satin covered cardboard box.
Social History (TA1761)
European, satin folding fan. Painted satin leaf. Cream satin leaf painted in left with spray of wild flowers in gouache, far right a butterfly: reverse leaf of cream silk. Pierced and carved bone sticks and guards, sticks and guards stamped and pierced with oval decoration.
Social History (TA1829)
Painted sandalwood fan. Brise folding fan. Oriental (possibly Chinese) in design with wood sticks decorated with a broader of pink and green flowers and three medallions with the same flower inside. Held by a pink ribbon.