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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Carved and pierced brown sandalwood sticks; plain scalloped pink silk leaves imitate feather shape. BOX (B,C): Elongated oval, blue paper.

Details

Maker
Possibly A. Rodien & Cie. (Maker)
Date
1865
Inscriptions
1) Printed label on box cover: ""MAISON V. VIGINET / Bre'vete' [patent] de S.M. l'Impe'ratrice. / A. RODIEN & Cie. succ.rs / rue de Luxembourg, 48 / EVENTAILS Rep.ns d'Eventails E'CRANS"". 2) Handwritten on bottom of box: ""Francis Paine"".* [*Accession book says ""Harriet Paine""--check this].
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
carving (processes)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
sandalwood (wood)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
Sandalwood
sandalwood (wood)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1945.307A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Laura R. Little
GUSN
54045

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