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Folding Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Mother of pearl sticks and guards pierced with silver (tarnished) and gilt inlay; pierced ivory slips; leaf of cream lace; metal loop with cream silk ribbon. BOX (B): Pasteboard covered and lined with cream satin; lid attached at side; inside edges lined with gold paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped in gold inside lid: ""TIFFANY & Co.""o
Material
abalone shell
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
pasteboard (paper)
piercing
satin
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
accessories
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Inlaid
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
Lace
lace (needlework)
Particle Board
pasteboard (paper)
Pierced
piercing
Satin
satin
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1965.183AB
GUSN
47210

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