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Fontange Fan

Description

Carved and pierced ivory guards and cellulose sticks; white silk tapered leaf with painted flowers in pinks and blues, backed with gauze; ivory washer; celluloid ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Material
carving (processes)
cellulose
gauze
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
piercing
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
cellulose
Cellulose
commodes (headdresses)
FAN
Floral
floral patterns
gauze
Gauze
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1931.1161
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Anne F. Caryl
GUSN
34159

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