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Fontange Fan

Description

Sticks and guards covered in scarlet Moroccan leather, trimmed with gilt overlaying leaf of faded scarlet moire; leaf unfolds to semi-circle; brass washers and ring with purplish red cord and tassel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1876-1899
Material
leather
moiré
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
commodes (headdresses)
FAN
leather
Leather
Moire
moiré
Silk
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1938.914
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Waldo O. Ross
GUSN
39859

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