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Folding Fan

1985.519 (RS118736)

Description

Carved ivory sticks and guards; white satin leaf with tiny flowers of purple, blue, pink and white; arched metal loop.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Handwritten inside guard in pencil: ""EOY / - / MXY"".
Associated Building
Used At Jethro Coffin House. Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1985.519
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
50469

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