Skip to content

Search Collections

Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Small; pierced mother of pearl sticks; cream gauze/crepe leaf with spangles and edged with marabou feathers; cream silk tassel with steel beads. BOX (B): White, elongated oval with moire' paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860s
Inscriptions
BOX (B): 1) Printed label on cover: (yellow shield shape:) ""SHREVE, BROWN & Co. / Successors to / JONES, BALL & Co. / JEWELERS / AND / SILVERSMITHS / 226 Washington St. / & / 1 Summer St. / BOSTON."" 2) Bottom of box: ""85,00. / #N.SY"".
Material
feather (material)
mother of pearl
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Feather
feather (material)
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
paper (fiber product)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1927.1076AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss C. B. Dobson
GUSN
31591

Comments