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Folding Fan

Description

Ivory sticks pierced and inlaid with silver bands; glossy black paper leaf with three printed and painted medallions, central one with scene of man on knees before woman (on bench with maid behind), and two other scenes of two women; reverse has moire' ground and is plain black; black silk tassel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
Handwritten tag: ""12 B"".
Material
ivory (tooth component)
lithography
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Classical Figure
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
lithography
Lithography
Medallion
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1922.303
GUSN
29458

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