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Description

Shaped bamboo stays encased in thick red paper w/ painted and gilt orientalized decoration. Pencil inscription on stays reads, "M.E. Colman/ 121 Portland Street/ Boston."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
bamboo (material)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
FAN
fans (equipment)
Orientalism
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1985.576
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25405

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