Celluloid fan

Description

A small hand fan with pierced sticks and solid guard sticks, circa early 20th century. Made from ivory coloured, thin, cellulose nitrate sheet with a metal pivot pin at the base of the sticks, the fan is threaded through with white ribbon. Measurements given are for the open fan.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Object number

AIBDC : 008740

Date

1900 - 1930 (circa)

Country

Method

Material

plastic
CN stiks and guard sticks
cellulose nitrate
celluloid - generic term
textile ribbon
metal pivot pin
Dimensions
Width
270mm
Height
165mm

Colour