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Fan & box

Description

FAN (A): Carved and pierced broad ivory sticks; narrow white silk ribbon top with spangles; mother of pearl washers; carved metal ring. BOX (B): Two-piece box covered with shiny white paper lined with tissue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860s
Inscriptions
Printed on top of box in gothic letters: ""Jordan Marsh Company"".
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
piercing
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
ivory (tooth component)
Pierced
piercing
Sequins
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1940.439AB
GUSN
40582

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