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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Pierced mother of pearl sticks, painted with gold; paper leaf, one side blue and white silvered paper painted with portrait of woman with a veil and man in military uniform, with central medallion of winged woman bearing flowers; reverse painted with three women in Spanish-style costume, on gold and white paper. BOX (B,C): Wood, covered with aubergine paper; top embossed with gold floral motif; two hooks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Inscriptions
Cover of Box: 1) "" '3-70 "" 2) medallion with ""V & D"" 3) ""Miss Lee"". Bottom of Box:1) medallion with ""V & D / 4 232g / M' 4"" 2) ""10911"".
Material
mother of pearl
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Classical Figure
Commemorative
commemoratives
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Portrait
portraits
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1937.575A-C
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Mary Lee Ware
GUSN
39129

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