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Feather Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Bone sticks pierced with Chinese(?) characters and shapes; white feathers printed with roses and spray of berries or buds, edged with eyes of peacock feathers. BOX (B): Bottom only; cardboard with white moire paper and pink paper lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1826-1850
Material
bone (material)
feather (material)
painting (coating)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bone
bone (material)
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Feather
feather (material)
floral patterns
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
Rose
rose (genus)
Accession Number
1935.1248AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Clarence N. Sanborn
GUSN
38174

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