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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Wooden sticks carved with roses and flowers; pink moire' leaf edged with gold; gilt bale with pink silk tassel with silver metallic coils. BOX (B): Trompe l'oeil marguetry paper box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c.1850s
Inscriptions
Handwritten on box: 1) (bottom:) ""Mifs Hovey Beacon St."" 2) (inside top:) ""H.E.H.""
Material
carving (processes)
moiré
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Moire
moiré
Silk
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1922.383AB
GUSN
29498

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