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Description

Black lacquered sticks and guards w/ tiny mirror on guard; painted w/ roses and morning glories w/ gilt; paper leaf w/ inset lithograph medallion country dance scene w/ women and men on reverse; shell washer; carved metal ring; faded red silk cord and tassel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Material
embossing
lacquering
lithography
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Classical Figure
Embossed
embossing
FAN
fans (equipment)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Lacquered
lacquering
lithography
Lithography
Morning Glory
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Rose
rose (genus)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1946.174
Credit Line
Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins
GUSN
54231

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