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Folding fan

Folding fan

 
 
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Summary

Following Napoleon Bonaparte’s appointment as the ‘First Consul’ of France on 10 November 1799, fashion, under his influence, was increasingly dominated by Classical antiquity. This fan is a good example, with its gilt copper punched decorations of sheaves of arrows and stacked foliate and floral ornaments.

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Date

1800 - 1810
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Source

Rijksmuseum
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