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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Red carved and pierced wooden sticks; paper leaf, one side painted with three women and one man playing flute, in 18th Century costume, other side painted with women, cherubs[?], one woman in chariot drawn by peacock; sticks have gold and silver inlay. BOX (B): White with stripes and vermiculate bands; cardboard; 12 1/4" long.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c.1850s
Inscriptions
Printed label on top of Box: ""A. STOWELL & Co. / JEWELERS, / 16 WINTER ST. BOSTON.""
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Classical Figure
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1933.1324AB
GUSN
36063

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