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1998.5373 (RS24154)

Description

Tortoise folding fan w/ 20 slats w/ filigree flowers at their top. Slats strung w/ black ribbon and held at base w/ iron pin and tortoise loop for tassel. Fan w/ polychrome hand-painted flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
tortoise shell
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
collecting
Collecting
FAN
fans (equipment)
Floral
floral patterns
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
Shell
Silk
silk (textile)
tortoise shell
Dimensions
5 x 9.25 x 0.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5373
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24553

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