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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Abalone sticks and guards, inlaid with steel spangles, and carved and painted glden designs; upper sticks carved; leaf of cream organza with hand painted center woman in white, green and pink with four cupids, two on either side; golden and silver sequin design along top and sides of leaf; fewer scattered throughout painting; golden handle with abalone rivets. BOX (B): Pasteboard covered with white textured paper; lid attached at side and edged in gold.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
abalone shell
carving (processes)
hand-painted
inlay (process)
organdy
painting (image-making)
sequins (spangles)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Cupid
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
hand-painted
Inlaid
inlay (process)
organdy
Organdy
Painted
painting (image-making)
putti (motifs)
Sequins
sequins (spangles)
Spangles
Woman
women (female humans)
Accession Number
1965.185AB
GUSN
47212

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