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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Broad sticks and guards of ivory, pierced, carved and inlaid with silver; one guard set with "courting" mirror; leaf of blue embossed paper printed with floral pattern with silver and multicolor central medallion of five figures; reverse is shiny white paper with embossed silver floral pattern; mother of pearl washer, carved metal ring with pink silk cord and tassel. BOX (B): Hinged cardboard; covered in glossy dark blue embossed paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Material
ivory (tooth component)
metal
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
paper (fiber product)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1922.677AB
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson
GUSN
29582

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