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Description

FAN (A): Ivory sticks and guard, pierced in coral pattern and inlaid with silver; white paper leaf set with three lithograph medallions with figures, surrounded by elaborate silver geometric pattern; reverse is printed with three medallions with fugures surrounded by foliate branches and scrolls in silver; ring and rivet missing; held together with wire; two small silk tassels on narrow cord. BOX (B): Cardboard, two pieces.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
On Box: ""Mrs. J. Cushings"".
Material
ivory (tooth component)
lithography
metal
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Classical Figure
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
Lithography
lithography
metal
paper (fiber product)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1934.1207A-C
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Caroline M. Smith
GUSN
36856

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