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Fan Belonging to Eleanor Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum of the National Archives and Records Administration

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives
United States

White ostrich feather fan with amber celluloid sticks and monogrammed guard with the initials "ER" [Eleanor Roosevelt] in small rhinestones in black metal setting. Amber celluloid ring attached at rivet. The fan was presented to Eleanor Roosevelt on her honeymoon trip to Europe by Stanley Mortimer, husband of ER's maternal Aunt Tissie (Elizabeth Livingston Hall). FDR Library Museum Collection, MO 1985.1.17.

Details

  • Title: Fan Belonging to Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Creator: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum of the National Archives and Records Administration
  • Location: St. Moritz, Switzerland
  • Physical Dimensions: White ostrich feather fan. Dimensions open: 18" h x 26" w

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