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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Abalone sticks and guards; one side of leaf is bright pink satin painted with white flowers and green leaves; reverse is white satin painted with initials A.V.L. in garlands of small white flowers; rhinestone-set rivet; curved [carved?] metal ring. BOX (B): Hinged cardboard covered in tan taffeta.

Details

Maker
Possibly Van de V---, Louise (Maker)
Date
1885-1890
Inscriptions
Stamped in gold inside box (mostly illegible): ""MEDAILLE de --- PARIS--- --- --- / MEDAILLE --- --- / ALOUISE VAN DE V--- / 58 RUE CHARLOT, PARIS"".
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
abalone shell
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
accessories
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Floral
floral patterns
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Satin
satin
scrolling foliage
Silk
silk (textile)
taffeta
Taffeta
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1929.588AB
GUSN
32715

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