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Description

Pieced and carved ebonized sandalwood sticks and guards; large; black silk chiffon leaf embroidered with insects amd floral trail in gold metallic thread and sequins; black metal rivet and ring; shell washer.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1910
Material
carving (processes)
chiffon
ebony (color)
embroidering
metal
metallic (color attribute)
piercing
sandalwood (wood)
sequins (spangles)
shell (animal material)
silk (textile)
staining
thread
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
chiffon
Chiffon
Ebonized
ebony (color)
Embroidered
embroidering
FAN
fans (equipment)
Fiddle Thread
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Geometric Meander
Insect
insect
meanders (patterns)
metal
metallic (color attribute)
Pierced
piercing
Sandalwood
sandalwood (wood)
Sequins
sequins (spangles)
Shell
shell (animal material)
Silk
silk (textile)
staining
thread
Unidentified Metal
Accession Number
1993.357
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
12118

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