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Description

FAN (A): Pierced tortoise shell sticks with some gilt; paper leaf with oval medallion lithographed and painted with scene of two women, one man and a dog, in a garden, with purple and gold paper with figures in Elizabethan costume; reverse is purple paper with gold scroll and figure of woman with hat. BOX (B): White, embossed with gold lattice and cartouches.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Inscriptions
1) Embossed on cover of Box: ""EVENTAIL"". 2) On bottom of Box: ""F. Newton"". 3) On guard stick: ""Newton"".
Material
lithography
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
tortoise shell
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Classical Figure
Elizabethan
Elizabethean
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
lithography
Lithography
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
Shell
tortoise shell
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1942.1119AB
GUSN
53279

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