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Folding Fan

Description

Plain ivory sticks, paper leaf; printed and embossed to imitate lace, blue background w/ several medallions w/ brown ground (larger ones w/ flowers, smaller ones are cupids, animals and butterflies); reverse is printed plaid paper in black, orange and white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
Inscriptions
Handwritten tag: ""20-B""
Material
embossing
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
butterflies
Butterfly
Cupid
Embossed
embossing
FAN
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
ivory (tooth component)
Lace
lace (needlework)
paper (fiber product)
Plaid
plaids
printing (process)
putti (motifs)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1941.322
GUSN
52119

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