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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): mother of pearl sticks and guards, pierced, carved and inlaid with silver; paper leaf has multicolor lithograph of figures in pastoral setting framed by handpainted flowers and gilt scrolls; reverse is cream with central floral spray and narrow gilt border; mother of pearl washer, white silk tassel with metallic thread and pearls. BOX (B): cardboard, hinged, covered in white moire' trimmed with decoupe'.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Inscriptions
Face of mount: ""R.C.V.X."" ""603"".
Material
lithography
metal
mother of pearl
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Classical Figure
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Floral
floral patterns
Lithography
lithography
metal
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1920.713
GUSN
29225

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