Fan Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Fan
  • Series Title Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection

Contributor

  • Donor: Westcott, Eleanor
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1880/1899

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Folding fan. Guards and sticks of lightly carved ivory (bone?) with scrolling foliate designs. The leaf is of white lace. Sticks are unadorned on the reverse. No visible labels, marks or signatures. Fan has alternately been identified as Irish lace or machine-made lace, and dated 1830's or 1880-1899.

Subject

  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Fans (Costume Accessories)
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing - Accessories
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Lace (Needlework)

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Start Date: 1880
  • End Date: 1899
  • Place Name: France

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1966.011.006
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc38046

Note

  • Display Note: This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.