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Fan & Box

Description

Fan (A): Mother of pearl sticks and guards w/ gold and silver inlay of floral spray; set w/ silver spangles; white chiffon leaf w/ gold and silver sequins all over; brass rivet and ring w/ white silk cord and tassel. Box (B) is hinged cardboard covered w/ white paper w/ embossed diamond pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1900
Inscriptions
Handwritten inside box on slip of paper: ""ca/ 1910-12/ Tiffany type""
Material
abalone shell
chiffon
inlay (process)
paper (fiber product)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
accessories
chiffon
Chiffon
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Inlaid
inlay (process)
paper (fiber product)
Sequins
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spangles
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1944.328AB
GUSN
53757

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