the Pipe and Tabor compendium

the Pipe and Tabor compendium

essays on the three-hole pipe

England: decorative arts - fashion


fanFan seen in a London textiles fair in about 2003.
It had hand-made lace on ivory sticks. Date unknown.
(There were two other images painted on the fan (not of the pipe and tabor),
but the person who took this photograph for me did not take a picture of the whole leaf.)

1740-50 Wedding banquet, Netherlands or Germany

1740-50the band on a raised platform

1740-50fan (V&A Museum)


entertaining an aristocratic audience: carved fan-sticks.
France; Royal collection.

vmaristocrats dancing


17501750 'Farm Wedding'
mid 18th centurymid 18th century
(after Lancret)
mid 18th century
1805"The New Roscius Country Dance" Fan 1805, with words and music for dances performed at Court, Bath and all public assemblies. 
1840-19001840-1900 painted paper fan, France
(after Lancret)
1880's1880's putto taborer
1880'sFrance / Russia
leaf is painted with a pastiche of an eighteenth century fete champĂȘtre
(figures depicted within a rural setting).

date unknownfan



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