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Folding Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Wooden sticks and guard painted to resemble tortoise shell; leaf of dark blue green satin painted with bird in pink and yellow on tree branch; metal loop and rivet. BOX (B): Long, wide cardboard box, two-piece, covered in glossy white paper; plain interior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880s
Inscriptions
BOX (B): Ink stamps: 1) at end of lid: ""CROWN / ECLIPSE / Quality A"" 2) at opposite end: ""OLD GOLD"".
Material
cardboard
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
satin
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bird
Cardboard
cardboard
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1942.919AB
GUSN
53225

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