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Folding Fan

Description

Folding fan; pierced ivory sticks and guards; small oval mirror on one guard; paper leaf with scene of three women and one man; stylized flowers and geometrical border along top and sides of leaf; mother of pearl rivet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840s
Inscriptions
Handwritten in ink inside guard on paper: 1) ""Mrs. John F. Miller"" 2) ""1830""
Material
glass (material)
ivory (tooth component)
mirrors
paper (fiber product)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Classical Figure
FAN
fans (equipment)
Glass
glass (material)
ivory (tooth component)
mirrors
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1931.580
GUSN
33965

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