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Fontange Souvenir Fan

Description

Short and narrow wooden sticks and guards with carved and gilded floral design; pale green paper leaf painted with pink flowers and green leaves, highlighted in gilt; glued-on sequins; metal rivet and ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1933
Inscriptions
Embossed in gilt on guard: ""MERCE'DE`S RESTAURANT"".
Material
carving (processes)
gilding
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
sequins (spangles)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
commodes (headdresses)
FAN
Gilded
gilding
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Sequins
sequins (spangles)
Souvenir
souvenirs
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1953.M19
GUSN
45500

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