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Fan & Box

Description

Fan: narrow carved and pierced ivory sticks; silver paper leaf, decoupe border; painted w/ vignette of one woman, 2 men (one plays fiddle), w/ view of castle; basket of flowers and fruits on sides; border w/ frame of pink and blue scrolls and flowers; reverse painted w/ pink rose and rosebud; Box: wooden, covered w/ black paper, 2 metal latches; lined w/ large scale floral paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760s
Inscriptions
Tag: ""6 A"".
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
ivory (tooth component)
Landscape
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1931.34AB
Credit Line
Estate of William B. de las Casas
GUSN
33792

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