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1998.5384 (RS22719)

Description

Silk and ivory folding fan w/ 14 remaining slats w/ carved circles held at base w/ brass pin and loop for tassel. Fan hand-painted polychrome w/ flower garland and bird on cream background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bird
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
collecting
Collecting
FAN
fans (equipment)
festoon (motif)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Garland
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
10.75 x 16 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5384
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24564

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