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Folding Fan

Description

Narrow ivory sticks, inlaid with silver bands; tan silk leaf painted with delicate pink, blue and purple floral sprays; embroidered with silver metallic chain stitch, and silver spangles; border in red and gold c-scrolls; reverse painted with simple, crude red floral sprays.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1789
Material
embroidering
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Embroidered
embroidering
FAN
fans (equipment)
floral patterns
Inlaid
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
Silver
silver (metal)
Spangles
Spray
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1965.208
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret A. Simmonds
GUSN
47233

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