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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Small; plain ivory sticks; punched paper leaf, white with gilt flowers and scrolls; edged with marabou feathers; cream silk tassel. BOX (B,C): Elongated oval; plain white paper and cardboard.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860s
Inscriptions
1) Handwritten on bottom of box: ""189S[?]"" 2) Writen on stick [hard to read]: ""x B / 4 ---"".
Material
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
paper (fiber product)
punching (surface marking technique)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Feather
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
paper (fiber product)
Punched
punching (surface marking technique)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1938.34A-C
GUSN
39524

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