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Description

Two carved staves, rounded top, tapers to circle amd baluster form base with single peirced hole for shaped brass loop. Assorted floral, pagoda, and figural motifs carved on staves. High relief carved guards depicting figures, pagodas and dense foliate background. Magenta silk ribbon intertwined through ribs 1 1/2" from top. Green string tied to brass hook with 2 glass beads, wood knobs and magenta and cream colored tassels.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
FAN
fans (equipment)
Glass
glass (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
9.25 x 16.5 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.686
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
62713

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