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Folding Fan

Description

Small folding fan; sixteen sticks and two guard sticks of ivory; sticks have oval shape near base; leaf of white silk, trimmed with round spangles, with cut-out scalloped motifs with net backing and outlined with brown chenille; borders at top and bottom of chenille and metal bands; rivet with mother of pearl washers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1820
Inscriptions
Handwritten on back of guard stick: ""60"".
Material
ivory (tooth component)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Empire
Empire (style)
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spangles
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1929.1769
GUSN
33026

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