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Feather Fan & Box

Description

Fan (A): black lacquered wooden sticks and guards painted w/ gold branches; leaf of black feathers; brass rivet, mother of pearl washers. Box (B) is black lacquered and hinged. Oriental scene painted on lid in gold. Pink floral paper lining w/ bud and floral spray painted inside lid; hook clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Material
feather (material)
lacquering
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Feather
feather (material)
Lacquered
lacquering
Orientalism
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1935.1495AB
GUSN
38291

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