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Folding Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Large folding fan; pierced and carved thin wooden sticks and guards with silver and gilt designs; leaf of pink chiffon with pink Chanatilly lace inset; handpainted butterflies and flowers; metal handle with pearl rivets. BOX (B): Pasteboard covered with tortoise shell paper with Egyptian designs stamped over painting; blue interior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890s
Material
carving (processes)
chiffon
lace (needlework)
painting (coating)
piercing
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
butterflies
Butterfly
Carved
carving (processes)
Chiffon
chiffon
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Lace
lace (needlework)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1937.570AB
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Mary Lee Ware
GUSN
39126

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