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1998.5385 (RS24145)

Description

Cream celluloid folding fan w/ 16 gold and silver painted slats, outside slats w/ filigree flowers and circles. Slats held w/ brass pin and celluloid loop to hold tassel. Silk hand-painted design w/ two men and a woman in 18th c. dress in a garden on cream background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
celluloid (cellulosic)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Celluloid
celluloid (cellulosic)
collecting
Collecting
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Men
men (male humans)
Painted
painting (coating)
Silk
silk (textile)
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
11.75 x 20 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5385
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24565

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