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Brise' Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Tan horn sticks, pierced; brise' type; gold paint floral motif; gold paint also at tips of sticks; threaded with cream grosgrain ribbon; mother of pearl washers. BOX (B): Cardboard with hinged lid; covered with red and green floral and woodgrain printed paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
1) Written in ink on bottom of box: ""Contains / choice fan in / poor condition / fan ca. / 1830"". 2) Embossed gold letters inside cover: ""L.P. Hollander & Co / BOSTON"".
Material
cardboard
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
brisé fans
Cardboard
cardboard
FAN & BOX
Horn
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1930.436AB
GUSN
33303

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