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1998.5369 (RS22770)

Description

Bone or ivory and feather fan w/ 24 pierced slats in an oriental design. Individual feathers jammed on tenon of each slat and painted to look like peacock feathers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bone (material)
carving (processes)
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bone
bone (material)
Carved
carving (processes)
collecting
Collecting
FAN
fans (equipment)
Feather
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Vegetable Ivory
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
9 x 0.5 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5369
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24549

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