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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Narrow, carved and pierced ivory sticks; kidskin leaf painted with pastoral scene of three women (one a shepherdess), two men (one in military) and cupid above; on reverse is scene of lambs near tree; women in 18th Century costume. BOX (B,C): Cardboard cylinder with green and orangle floral paper.

Details

Label
In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002.
Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1750
Inscriptions
Tag: ""9 A"".
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
kidskin
painting (coating)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Classical Figure
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
ivory (tooth component)
Kid
kidskin
Painted
painting (coating)
pastoral
Pastoral
Pierced
piercing
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1945.30A-C
GUSN
53945

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