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Folding Fan

Description

Wide ivory sticks, pierced and inlaid with silver; paper leaf painted and lithographed with pastoral scene of three men and four women in 18th Century dress; enclosed by printed silver scrolling foliate border; reverse has cream ground with pastoral scene of two women and two men (one man is shepherd, other plays horn); pink silk tassel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Inscriptions
Handwritten tag: ""22 B"".
Material
gouache (paint)
ivory (tooth component)
lithography
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Classical Figure
FAN
fans (equipment)
Gouache
gouache (paint)
ivory (tooth component)
Landscape
lithography
Lithography
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
pastoral
Pastoral
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1935.714
GUSN
37934

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