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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Abalone sticks and guards; sticks are pierced under leaf; white chiffon and lace leaf, hand painted with center female figure surrounded by flowers and branches in pastels and gilt; abalone washers, metal ring. BOX (B,C): Two-piece box covered with pebble texture paper.

Details

Maker
Cadet, Marie (Painter)
Date
1890s
Inscriptions
FAN: Painted at right side of leaf"" ""Marie Cadet"". BOX: Printed paper label inside lid: ""C.1890-1900 / Tiffany / Type""; ""F.B. Toppan, Rich Fancy Goods, 144 Tremont St., Boston.""
Material
abalone shell
hand-painted
lace (needlework)
painting (image-making)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
accessories
Classical Figure
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
hand-painted
Lace
lace (needlework)
Painted
painting (image-making)
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1937.578A-C
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Mary Lee Ware
GUSN
39131

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