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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Folding fan; plain ivory sticks and guards; white satin leaf painted with yellow and purple irises; leaf back of white satin; metal loop; mother of pearl rivet; white silk tassel. BOX & LID (B,C): Pasteboard covered with white textured paper of diamonds with flower centers; separate lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
BOX (B,C): 1) Printed white oval label with gold letters inside box lid: ""A. STOWELL & CO. / 24 WINTER ST. / BOSTON"". 2) Handwritten in ink on bottom of box: ""76362 [ ] / 1/4 doz R.E.-- / C.air"".
Material
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Edwardian
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Floral
floral patterns
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1928.613A-C
GUSN
32204

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