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Folding Fan

Description

Black lacquered wooden sticks and guards with imprinted design of butterflies and flowers painted gold; leaf of gold satin with stylized flowers embroidered in metallic thread; back of leaf is black satin; metal loop with gold silk corded tassel wrapped with metallic thread.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880s
Material
lacquering
metallic (color attribute)
painting (coating)
printing (process)
satin
silk (textile)
thread
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
butterflies
Butterfly
FAN
fans (equipment)
Fiddle Thread
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Lacquered
lacquering
metallic (color attribute)
Painted
painting (coating)
printing (process)
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
thread
Transfer Printed
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1922.684
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson
GUSN
29586

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