Pleated fan. Leaf is a single layer of white net, obverse appliquéd with gilt spangles and mirror-like steel in varied shapes. Guards and sticks of amber colored horn, pierced and decorated with gilt piqués.
Queen Alexandra's Coronation Fan, English, 1902. White ostrich feathers, tortoiseshell guards set with diamonds. This magnificent fan was made for Queen Alexandra at the time of the coronation in 1902. #QueenAlexandra #coronation #fan