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Description

Dark brown wooden sticks and guards; discolored white paper leaf with center medallion, printed then hand painted theatrical scene; urns with stylized flowers and curtains on either side of medallion; stylized blue flower stencilled border; on reverse leaf a typed French song with six choruses titled "Le Verrou Air=du Vaudeville de Figaro."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1790
Inscriptions
Typewritten on reverse leaf, in French: song titled ""Le Verrou Air: du Vaudeville de Figaro"" with six choruses.
Material
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN
fans (equipment)
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Theater
theater (discipline)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1917.962
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
7340

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