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Fontange Souvenir Fan

Description

White wooden sticks and guards with silver and gilt painted floral decoration; graduated paper leaf with scalloped edge; printed with central medallion with figures, framed with roses; background pastoral scene of figures and cherubs; edged in gilt; plain white reverse; metal ring and rivet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1933
Material
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
scalloping
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cherub
Classical Figure
commodes (headdresses)
FAN
floral patterns
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
pastoral
Pastoral
printing (process)
putti (motifs)
Rose
rose (genus)
Scalloped
scalloping
souvenirs
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1953.M23
GUSN
45504

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