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Fan Box

Description

Long, wide cardboard box with hinged lid; covered in floral brocade in green, red, yellow and blue; interior contoured to fan shape and covered in red paper; traces of loop closure on lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860s
Inscriptions
Red on white printed label inside lid: ""LUENCHUN / MOTHER OF PEARL IVORY / [illegible] / TORTOISESHELL CARVER / W.6 New China Street"".
Material
brocade (textile)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brocade
brocade (textile)
FAN BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Floral
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1914.137B
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
7336

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