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Folding Fan

Description

Small folding fan; pierced ivory sticks and guards; leaf of discolored white silk painted with small flowers in pink, blue and white; center flower design framed with linear design of red, gold, blue and green; tarnished silver spangles along top edge and throughout; back of leaf has three more of the same floral sprays; mother of pearl rivets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Material
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
piercing
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
FAN
fans (equipment)
floral patterns
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
Silk
silk (textile)
Spray
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1936.347
GUSN
7380

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