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Parasol Fan

Description

"Parasolette": Blue paper/silk(?) folding fan opens to form a circle; black stick/handle with ivory tip for finger; small blue silk tassel; fan tilts to form parasol-like position; two large flat abalone buttons in center; metal hardware.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Handwritten on inside of stick: ""June 17th, 1875"".
Material
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1922.681
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson
GUSN
29585

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