Rare Maltese Lace Mother of Pearl Fan
Beautiful, rare wedding fan made of mother of pearl sticks and a handmade Maltese bobbin lace leaf. This fan comes in its original cardboard box.
Origin: Malta and France
Date: ca. 1895-1905
This rare fan is certainly fit for a wedding. It is made of beautiful mother of pearl sticks and a handmade Maltese bobbin lace leaf. The colour of the leaf is its natural cream/ivory silk colour. It is very densely worked with various flowers, foliage, scrolls and, of course, a row of Maltese crosses along to the upper edge.
This fan comes in its original, silk satin lined cardboard box.
Length: 10″ (25.5 cm) Width: 19″ (48 cm)
Condition: Excellent, crisp, clean (only ever so slight shadows on some outer folds) and usable condition. The box is also excellent.