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Fan Box

Description

Blue velvet over paper; interior has quilted lining of light blue silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s-1860s
Inscriptions
1) Initials embossed in gold on box: ""S.E.M."" [Sarah Ellen Mason]. 2) Printed paper label on box: ""A. VOISIN-VANIER / PARFUMEUR E'VENTAILLISTE / DE S.M. [Sa Majeste'] L'IMPERATRICE / 27, Rue Caumartin / PARIS / LONDRES / MEDAILLE / 1851 / PARIS / MEDAILLE / 1855"".
Material
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN BOX
fans (costume accessories)
paper (fiber product)
Silk
silk (textile)
textiles
Unidentified Paper
Unidentified Textile
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Accession Number
1930.157
GUSN
33157

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