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1998.5396 (RS22711)

Description

Wood, silk and feather folding fan w/ 16 gold edged slats held w/ brass pin and loop for holding tassel. Fan polychrome hand painted w/ spray of flowers and a bird on cream background, and edged w/ cream feathers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
feather (material)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bird
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
collecting
Collecting
FAN
fans (equipment)
Feather
feather (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Painted
painting (coating)
Silk
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12.5 x 23 x 1.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5396
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24576

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