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Chantilly Bobbin Lace Fan Leaf on Amber Colored Frame

Chantilly Bobbin Lace Fan Leaf on Amber Colored Frame

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Description (Brief)
Black Chantilly bobbin lace fan leaf, set on amber colored frame with initials RVR (Rebecca Van Raalte). Opens to 180 degrees. Ecru colored silk even plain weave lining. Purchased in Glasgow, Scotland, in the third quarter of the 19th century. Fan leaf 6 1/4 inches deep. Fan sticks 11 inches long. Connected with metal rivet.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
fan, lace
lace, fan
Object Type
lace
date made
3rd quarter, 19th century
Physical Description
silk (fan leaf material)
black (fan leaf color)
amber (fan sticks color)
silk (lining material)
Measurements
overall: 21 1/2 in x 6 in; 54.61 cm x 15.24 cm
overall fan sticks: 1 in x 11 in; 2.54 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
TE.T13417
catalog number
T13417.000
accession number
253634
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Johanna Van Nierop
subject
Adornment
Costume
Lace
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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