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Fan

1985.152 (RS118480)

Description

Wood stays of frame covered in brown leather w/ gold trim. Brown silk fan decorated w/ scene of man wearing white wig and kissing a woman's hand. Painted in gray. Brass ring at base. Silk cord handle w/ tassel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
satin
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Leather
leather
Man
men (male humans)
Satin
satin
Woman
women (female humans)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11.75 x 18.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.152
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24850

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