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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Large black lacquered wooden sticks, painted with grapes, fruit and gilt scroll and lattice; paper leaf painted and lithographed with dance/ballet scene of angels dancing and one placing wreath on head of harpist, with ancient ruins in background, and gold border; reverse has red paper medallion painted with man and woman walking; enclosed by gilt and embossed scrolls and chinoiserie and birds; blue silk tassel. BOX (B): Cardboard covered with pink moire' with gold edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Inscriptions
Handwritten on bottom of box: 1) ""T.G.S."" 2) script letters--see file.
Material
lacquering
lithography
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Angel
Classical Figure
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Lacquered
lacquering
Landscape
lithography
Lithography
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1922.678AB
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson
GUSN
29583

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