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1998.5377 (RS24148)

Description

Bone or ivory folding fan w/ 18 slats strung w/ white and yellow striped ribbon and held at base w/ brass pin. Painted in gold, silver and bronze w/ birds, grasses and vines on cream background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bone (material)
brass (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bird
Bone
bone (material)
Brass
brass (alloy)
collecting
Collecting
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Vegetable Ivory
Vine
vines
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
9.125 x 16.5 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5377
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24557

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