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Fan

1998.365 (RS22568)

Description

Black silk fan w/ carved ebony frame and painted pink pansies, green leaves, and 3 yellow butterflies. Frame carving of flowers and vines; thin black metal handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ebony (wood)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
butterflies
Butterfly
collecting
Collecting
Ebony
ebony (wood)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pansy
Silk
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11.5 x 20.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.365
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18327

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