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Fontange Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Carved and pierced tortoise shell sticks and guards; gold lace leaf; shell rivet and ring. BOX (B,C): Two-piece box covered with shiny white paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890s
Material
carving (processes)
lace (needlework)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
tortoise shell
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
commodes (headdresses)
FAN & BOX
Lace
lace (needlework)
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
Shell
tortoise shell
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1937.291A-C
GUSN
38992

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