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Description

Pierced flat ivory stays with intricate scroll-like designs; once had ribbon threaded through stays.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
Pierced
piercing
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
1.125 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1318
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6524

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