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Description

Silk cord and tassel attached to metal ring handle. Pierced and shaped ivory or celluloid stays have creamy white silk applied leaf forms w/ applied silver sequin decorations.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
metal
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
Sequins
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1985.575
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25404

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