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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Broad sandalwood sticks, lacquered black with gilt; Oriental figures and motifs; white silk leaf set between silks with multicolor silk embroidery of oriental flowers, birds and leaves; mother of pearl washers, metal ring with magenta, blue and ivory silk tassel. BOX (B): Lacquered wooden box has hinged lid with gilt Oriental motifs; lid is lined with magenta silken paper painted with a bird, roses and leaves in black, pink, green and white; box has pink paper inner liner shaped like fan; push button closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1912
Material
embroidering
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Classical Figure
Embroidered
embroidering
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Orientalism
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1937.1309AB
GUSN
39475

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