Large Antique Hand Fan Mother of Pearl Monture. Bobbin Lace Hand Painted Silk Leaf. Step into the enchanting world of elegance with this extraordinary antique Victorian hand fan - a masterpiece that seamlessly marries magnificence with modesty.
Measuring an impressive 35cm, the fan boasts white mother-of-pearl guard sticks that wield like radiant magic wands, casting a spell of sophistication. The intricate bobbin lace leaf, a testament to meticulous craftsmanship, exudes a delicate softness that transports you to a bygone era.A central silk medallion takes centre stage, adorned with hand-painted white flowers and green leaves on a creamy yellow backdrop, evoking the refreshing essence of spring amidst the chill of winter. Impeccably preserved, the mother-of-pearl monture and handmade bobbin lace showcase timeless beauty. Though the silk medallion bears the scars of time in the form of tears, it is meticulously reinforced with patches of silk, bearing witness to the passage of time, retaining its allure and charm. End of the 19th century. Bobbin lace and hand painted silk leaf, mother of pearl guards and sticks (2 + 16), metal pin and loop with mother of pearl cap.
Guard length 35 cm (13.78). Silk medallion patched on the back (please refer to the photos).