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Description

Ivory sticks and guards, carved and inlaid with gilt; white moire scalloped petalled leaf, edged in gilt, handpainted with figures in 18th Century dress in pastoral setting; roses on outside leaves; tipped with rose marabou; mother of pearl washer; carved metal ring with rose cord and tassel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Material
carving (processes)
feather (material)
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
moiré
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Classical Figure
FAN
fans (equipment)
Feather
feather (material)
Inlaid
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
Moire
moiré
Painted
painting (coating)
pastoral
Pastoral
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1934.885
GUSN
36751

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