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Fan

1998.4992 (RS23942)

Description

Wood and paper folding fan w/ 18 gilded slats w/ stamped floral decoration and held at base w/ brass pin and loop for tassle. Printed on one side w/ men and women in Empire dress, flowers and butterflies on tan background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
stamping (forming)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
butterflies
Butterfly
Cut
cutting (dividing)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Man
men (male humans)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Unidentified Paper
Woman
women (female humans)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10.375 x 19.5 x 1.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4992
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24083

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