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Description

Ivory serpentine shaped sticks and guards, pierced, carved and inlaid with gilt; ivory paper leaf, hand colored lithograph pictures; classical figures on one side, 17th C. figures on reverse; tipped with gray marabou feathers; mother of pearl washer.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840
Material
carving (processes)
feather (material)
gilding
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
lithography
paper (fiber product)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Classical Figure
FAN
fans (equipment)
Feather
feather (material)
Gilded
gilding
Inlaid
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
lithography
Lithography
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
Serpentine
serpentine (shape)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1921.18
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Wheelwright
GUSN
29278

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