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Description

Bamboo sticks and guards covered in gilt; gilt and silver flower-tipped branch appliqued to guards; red lace leaf with chiffon top painted with cherubs and flowers in ivory, pink and blue; brass rivet and ring with mother of pearl washer.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Material
appliqué (technique)
bamboo (material)
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
chiffon
lace (needlework)
mother of pearl
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Branch
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
Cherub
chiffon
Chiffon
FAN
fans (equipment)
Floral
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
Lace
lace (needlework)
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
Painted
painting (coating)
putti (motifs)
Silk
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1993.356
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
12116

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