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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Small; pierced ivory/bone(?) sticks; ivory silk leaf painted with floral spray of pink and purple flowers; edged with narrow band of white lace; plain on reverse. BOX (B): White, rectangular; domed top covered with embossed paper with cartouche with flowers.

Details

Maker
Possibly J. E. Caldwell & Co. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1850
Inscriptions
Printed label on cover of BOX (B): [fan shape, in gold:) ""J. E. CALDWELL & Cie. / PHILADELPHIA"".
Location of origin
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Material
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
floral patterns
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spray
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1925.595AB
GUSN
30696

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