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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Mother of pearl sticks, pierced with flowers and pique'; scalloped ivory silk leaf, with steel spangles, and cream lace trim; long cream silk tassel with steel beads. BOX (B,C): Elongated oval (shape of fan) covered with tan moire paper, with gilt oval medallion with grape leaves.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1862
Inscriptions
Handwritten on bottom of box: ""Mama's Wedding / fan / G.G.""
Material
moiré
mother of pearl
paper (fiber product)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Moire
moiré
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
paper (fiber product)
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spangles
Unidentified Paper
Wedding
weddings
Accession Number
1939.116A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Grace Gilbert
GUSN
40162
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