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Folding Souvenir Fan

Description

White wooden sticks and guards, carved and gilded floral sprays; olive paper leaf depicting David's painting of Napoleon crowning Josephine in white, red and brown; reverse white printed in green with bows, leaves, flowers and bees.

Details

Maker
Francolin, Gilet & Cie. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
Printed inscriptions: 1) (below picture:) ""LE SACRE A NOTRE-DAME (DAVID) / 1804"" 2) (medallion on reverse:) ""CAFE' / MARTIN / NEW YORK"" 3) (side of reverse:) ""FRANCOLIN, GILET & CIE / Eventaillistes, PARIS"".
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Coronation
coronations
FAN
fans (equipment)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Souvenir
souvenirs
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Bonaparte, Josephine
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
Accession Number
1953.M20
GUSN
45501

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