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Description

Carved ivory sticks and guards with flowers and leaves; paper leaf with painted floral sprays of red, blue and purple flowers and painted purple and gold birds; stylized floral border at top; other side: three painted floral sprays of red, blue, yellow and purple flowers with applied silver spangles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bird
Carved
carving (processes)
Fan
fans (equipment)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Spray
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1918.1341
GUSN
7342

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