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Description

Long, narrow ebonized sandalwood sticks and guards, pierced and carved; black starched gauze leaf painted with white and gray floral sprays; steel [shell?] washers, metal ring.

Details

Maker
Possibly Delbay (Painter)
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
1) Painted on left side of leaf: ""Delbay"". 2) Printed in pencil on underside of right guard: ""17809, no E 0/99 W"".
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
piercing
sandalwood (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN
fans (equipment)
mourning
Mourning
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
Sandalwood
sandalwood (wood)
Accession Number
1940.572
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frederic A. Turner
GUSN
40643

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