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Description

Ebonized sandalwood guards with bamboo sticks; gold-painted foliate trail carved on sticks and guards; large black satin leaf embroidered with butterflies and scroll motif in gold metallic thread and sequins; brass rivet, washer and ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Material
bamboo (material)
carving (processes)
embroidering
metallic (color attribute)
painting (coating)
sandalwood (wood)
satin
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
thread
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
butterflies
Butterfly
Carved
carving (processes)
Embroidered
embroidering
FAN
fans (equipment)
Fiddle Thread
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Geometric Meander
meanders (patterns)
metallic (color attribute)
Painted
painting (coating)
Sandalwood
sandalwood (wood)
satin
Satin
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Sequins
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
thread
Accession Number
1993.359
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
12120

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