Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Fans at the Museum of the City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York recently digitised its fashion collection. Among the digitised objects are 700 fans from the 18th century to the 1920s. This collection is now accessible on the Internet: MCNY fan collection. The fans are well photographed and a good description is enclosed when clicking on the photo. A pleasure to look at! And all photos come with the "pin it" icon for those who make their own collection on Pinterest.
One of my favourites of the Museum: Advertising fan for the restaurant and tea room "Pré Catalan" in Paris. (copyright MCNY)

Monday, 22 February 2016

EVENTAIL - Matières d'excellence

Unter diesem beinahe unübersetzbaren Titel beginnt der 2. Teil der Ausstellung über Fächer und Fächergestelle aus Perlmutter. Und wieder werden Ausstellungsstücke aus bekannten Museen und bisher nicht zugänglichen privaten Sammlungen gezeigt. Bis 17. April 2016 ist die Ausstellung zu sehen, jeden Tag ausser Dienstag, von 14.30 bis 18.30, Musée de la Nacre et de la Tabletterie
The exhibition with this almost untranslatable title shows now the second part of fans of mother of pearl or with mother of pearl sticks. And again, museums as well as private persons lent their treasures to the museum, some objects are shown for the first time. Until 17 April 2016. The museum is open every day except Tuesday from 2.30 to 6.30 pm. Musée de la Nacre et de la Tabletterie