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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Carved and pierced ivory sticks with silver/gilt inlay; scalloped and moire'd ivory silk leaf, with gilt spangles and marabou feathers; ivory silk tassel with metallic thread. BOX (B,C): Elongated, round box covered with dirty white moire' paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Inscriptions
Handwritten on bottom of box: ""547500 / No 8 / 25588"".
Material
carving (processes)
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
moiré
paper (fiber product)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Feather
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
Moire
moiré
paper (fiber product)
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spangles
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1922.304A-C
GUSN
29459

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