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Description

Narrow pierced ivory sticks with silver inlay; paper leaf, painted central medallion with scene of men and women sitting at table with wine and fruit, near trees; medallion surrounded by flowers, feathers and adamesque style motifs; blue border with silver dots; nothing on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
Tag: ""4 A"".
Material
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1930.1304
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Arthur W. Dow
GUSN
33653

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