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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Long, pink abalone sticks and guards with pierced ivory sticks under leaf; sheer ivory silk leaf with lace applique and painted withs female figure, two cherubs and small flowers in pastel colors; metal ring. BOX (B): Cardboard, hinged, covered in black and gold embossed paper.

Details

Maker
Possibly Retel, C., Mon. (Maker)
Date
1895-1900
Inscriptions
Label inside box: ""Mon. C. Retel ...Paris..."". [check object for accuracy of this note].
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
abalone shell
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
accessories
Cherub
Classical Figure
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
ivory (tooth component)
Lace
lace (needlework)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
putti (motifs)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1937.1311AB
GUSN
39477

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