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1940.574 (RS80552)

Description

Ivory tablet with mother of pearl guards, carved; finger ring and chain; threaded with white silk ribbon; twist of metal attached to one guard (for pencil?).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Inscriptions
Written in pencil on tablet: names of dances.
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
mother of pearl
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
dance
Dance
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1940.574
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frederic A. Turner
GUSN
40645

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