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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Long abalone sticks and guards; sticks are pierced under leaf; ivory chiffon leaf painted with woman in 18th Century dress reclining on a cloud with two cherubs fanning her; metal ring. BOX (B): Hinged box covered in white satin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
Box inscribed ""Tiffany & Co / Union Square"".
Material
abalone shell
painting (coating)
piercing
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
accessories
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
Silk
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1936.345AB
GUSN
38497

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