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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Pierced abalone sticks and guards; guards lined with silver leaf of cream corded silk with silver design on both sides, moire weave on one; white silk tassel with silver thread; abalone washer; carved metal ring. BOX (B): White hinged embossed box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Material
abalone shell
embossing
paper (fiber product)
piercing
printing (process)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
accessories
Embossed
embossing
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
printing (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1942.609AB
GUSN
53080

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