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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Long abalone sticks, which are pierced ivory under leaf; large cream georgette crepe leaf painted with white daisies; metal washer and ring. BOX (B): Cardboard, two pieces, pink interior; white exterior edged in gold.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900
Inscriptions
1) Stamped in gold inside BOX lid: ""FAUCON...61. Passage des Panoramas PARIS"". 2) Written in ink on bottom of box: ""Fan from Aunt Ellen's Estate"".
Material
abalone shell
cardboard
crepe (textile)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
piercing
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
accessories
Cardboard
cardboard
Crepe
crepe (textile)
Daisy
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1940.521AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Hope Gray
GUSN
40618

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