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1998.5383 (RS22714)

Description

Ivory and silk folding fan w/ 14 remaining slats held at base w/ copper pin and brass loop for holding tassel. Polychrome hand-painted and embroidered w/ spray of flowers and grasses on cream background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
copper (metal)
embroidering
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
collecting
Collecting
Copper
copper (metal)
Embroidered
embroidering
FAN
fans (equipment)
Floral
floral patterns
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
10.625 x 19.125 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5383
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24563

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